LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (25 JUNE 2021)

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, continues the monitoring and surveillance of COVID-19 in order to inform the public health response.

Today the institute reports 18,762 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,895,905.  This increase represents a 25.5 % positivity rate.  A further 215 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 59 621 to date.

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 12 842 761 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 7 258 348 57% 45 289 61%
Public 5 584 413 43% 28 420 39%
Total 12 842 761   73 709  

PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN

The Gauteng province accounts for the majority of new cases (63%), followed by the Western Cape (9 %). The following table shows the total number of cases per province:

Province New cases on 25 June 2021 Total cases for 25 June 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 591 204,767 10.8
Free State 523 112,476 5.9
Gauteng 11,777 599,791 31.6
KwaZulu-Natal 997 350,287 18.5
Limpopo 832 72,529 3.8
Mpumalanga 877 91,592 4.8
North West 1073 91,059 4.8
Northern Cape 334 58,086 3.1
Western Cape 1758 315,318 16.6
Unknown 0 0 0.0
Total 18,762 1,895,905 100.0

THE 7-DAY MOVING AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW CASES BY PROVINCE

 

 

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
An increase of 606 hospital admissions have been reported in the past 24 hours.

The following is a list of COVID-19 hospital admissions that have been reported:

Sector Facilities Reporting Admissions

to Date

Died to Date Currently Admitted
Private 257 141,458 23,580 7,292
Public 400 157,103 37,297 3,857
TOTAL 657 298,561 60,877 11,149

 

VACCINE UPDATE

For updates on the national vaccine programme, click here.

Thank you for your interest and remember that adhering to preventative measures limits your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19. For more information on COVID-19, click here.

Kind regards,

Sinenhlanhla Jimoh, Senior Communications Manager
sinenhlanhlaj@nicd.ac.za

National Institute for Communicable Diseases

 

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