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Coronavirus – South Africa: Latest Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in South Africa (July 14, 2021)

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Coronavirus – South Africa: Latest Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in South Africa (July 14, 2021)

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

The institute reports17 489new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in South Africa, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,236,805. This increase represents a31.0%positivity rate.

With the current disruption of some COVID-19 testing sites in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, people with COVID-19 symptoms who are unable to access testing facilities are being asked to try to limit transmission. by taking precautions and quarantining yourself. if possible.

According to the National Department of Health, another453COVID-19-related deaths have been reported, bringing the total deaths to 65,595 to date.

14 045 630Tests have been carried out in both the public and private sectors according to the table below.

Sector

Total tested

New tested

PRIVATE

7,887,924

56%

32,554

58%

PUBLIC

6,157,706

44%

23,808

42%

Total

14,045,630

56,362

PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN

The majority of new cases today come from Gauteng (46%), followed by the Western Cape (17%). Limpopo accounted for 10%; Northwest accounted for 9%; Mpumalanga represented 7%; Eastern Cape accounted for 5%; Free State accounted for 3%; KwaZulu-Natal and Northern Cape accounted for 2% of new cases today.

The accumulated number of cases by province is shown in the following table:

Province

Total Cases as of July 13, 2021

Adjusted numbers after harmonization

Total cases updated on July 13, 2021

New cases on July 14, 2021

Total Cases as of July 14, 2021

Total percentage

Eastern Cape

214871

0

214871

792

215 663

9.6

Free State

120 786

0

120 786

539

121 325

5.4

Gauteng

784 148

1

784 149

7 981

792 130

35.4

KwaZulu-Natal

372 406

0

372 406

387

372 793

16.7

Limpopo

94 360

8

94 368

1 748

96 116

4.3

Mpumalanga

108 114

-12

108 102

1 199

109 301

4.9

northwest

111493

two

111495

1 524

113019

5.1

North Cape

62042

0

62042

292

62 334

2.8

west cape

351 096

1

351 097

3 027

354 124

15.8

Total

2 2193 16

0

2219 316

17 489

2236 805

100.0

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

The total number of cases today (n = 17,489) is greater than yesterday (n = 12,537) but less than the average number of new cases per day during the previous 7 days (n = 17,782).

The 7-day moving average of daily cases has decreased.

7-day moving average of new cases by province and notification date, April 12, 2020 to date, South Africa.

For more detailed information, visit the GIS dashboard: bit.ly/3z0FEvg

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS

There has been an increase in787hospital admissions in the last 24 hours. The following table is a summary of reported COVID-19 admissions by sector.

Sector

Facility reports

Admissions

till the date

Died to date

Currently admitted

Private

257

160 395

27 415

10 248

Public

407

172 657

40 742

7 312

TOTAL

664

333 052

68 157

17 560

IMMUNIZATION UPDATE

For updates on the national vaccine program, see here: bit.ly/3xHwjbN

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