Gauteng leads with new Covid-19 cases as SA records 13,155 infections

20 June 2021 - 20:16 By TimesLIVE
SA recorded 13,155 new Covid-19 cases and 112 deaths in the past 24 hours.
SA recorded 13,155 new Covid-19 cases and 112 deaths in the past 24 hours.
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SA recorded 13,155 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Sunday.

The NICD said the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases stands at 1,823,319.

A further 112 deaths related to Covid-19 were reported, bringing the total Covid-19 fatalities to 58,702.

The NICD said most new cases (8,640) were in Gauteng (66%), followed by the Western Cape (9%).

North West accounted for 6%;  KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga each accounted for 4%; Eastern Cape, Free State and Limpopo each accounted for 3%, and; Northern Cape accounted for 2% of Sunday‚Äôs new cases.

The NICD said 611 new hospital admissions were reported in the past 24-hours, brining the total to 9,344.

Of the hospital admissions, 6,208 patients were in private hospitals.

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