Health · June 23, 2022

Covid-19 update: 64 hospital admissions reported in the last 24 hours

As of Tuesday 14 June the total number of Covid-19 cases detected in South Africa is 3,979,836 with 710 new cases identified.

This equates to a 6.8% positivity rate, confirmed by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD).

41 deaths related to Covid-19 were reported – 10 of which occurred in the last 24 to 48 hours – bringing the total number of deaths to 101,550.

There have been 64 hospitalizations in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries is 3,858,949 with a 97% recovery rate. South Africa currently has 19,337 active cases.

A total of 25,515,180 tests have been conducted to date in both the public and private sectors.

The total number of vaccines administered so far in the country as of June 14 is 36,522,914.

Provincial breakdown

The majority of new Covid-19 cases came from Gauteng (291), followed by Western Cape (137) and KwaZulu-Natal (93).

This is followed by Eastern Cape (63), while North West and Mpumalanga recorded 35 and 34 new cases, respectively.

Free State recorded 24 cases, followed by Northern Cape (16) and Limpopo (17), which recorded the lowest cases of the day.