Health · June 23, 2022

Covid-19 update: 536 new cases, 25 deaths confirmed

As of Monday 13 June the total number of Covid-19 cases detected in South Africa is 3,979,126 with 536 new cases identified.

This corresponds to a positivity rate of 5.6%, confirmed by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD).

25 Covid-19-related deaths were reported – four of which occurred in the last 24 to 48 hours – bringing the total number of deaths to 101,509.

There have been 32 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries is 3,856,957 with a recovery rate of 96.9%. South Africa currently has 20,660 active cases.

A total of 25,504,687 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 13 is 36,484,428.

Provincial breakdown

The majority of new Covid-19 cases were from Gauteng (206), followed by Western Cape (115) and KwaZulu-Natal (79).

North West (33) then follows, while Mpumpalanga and Eastern Cape recorded 32 and 28 new cases, respectively.

The Free State recorded 25 cases, followed by North Cape and Limpopo with 9 cases, marking the day’s lowest level.