LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (30 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 19,506 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,973,972.  This increase represents a 27.6 % positivity rate.  A further 383 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 60,647 to date. For more detailed information, visit the GIS Dashboard. 

13,133,428 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 7,428,697 57% 44,248 63%
Public 5,704,731 43% 26,345 37%
Total 13,133,428 70,593

PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN
The Gauteng province accounts for the majority of new cases (57%), followed by the Western Cape (11%) and North West (7%) provinces. The following table shows the total number of cases per province:

Province New cases on

30 June 2021

Total cases for

30 June 2021

Percentage total
Eastern Cape 582 206,946 10.5
Free State 626 114,612 5.8
Gauteng 11,160 649,494 32.9
KwaZulu-Natal 1,265 354,609 18.0
Limpopo 1,234 76,348 3.9
Mpumalanga 913 94,819 4.8
North West 1,428 95,686 4.8
Northern Cape 239 59,014 3.0
Western Cape 2,059 322,444 16.3
Unknown 0 0 0.0
Total 19,506 1,973,972 100.0

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

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
An increase of 698 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 257 145,882 24,416 8,281
Public 401 160,109 37,913 4,612
TOTAL 658 305,991 62,329 12,893

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
National Institute for Communicable Diseases

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