South Africa recorded 1,028 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3, 989, 007, according to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)
The National Department of Health (NDoH) reports that 57 people died and 6 of these deaths occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours.
The total number of COVID-19 fatalities to date is 101,697.
So far, 25,637,671 tests have been conducted in both the public and private sectors.
As of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in SA is 3 989 007 with 1 028 new cases reported. Today 57 deaths have been reported bringing the total to 101 697 deaths. The cumulative number of recoveries now stand at 3 873 790 with a recovery rate of 97,1% pic.twitter.com/ixfSsIAJiV
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) June 22, 2022
Gauteng is still in the lead with the majority of cases at 40 percent, with Western Cape coming in second with 17 percent.
Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted for 11 percent, KwaZulu Natal accounted for 11 percent, Free State accounted for 8 percent, Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga accounted for 7 percent, Limpopo and North West 6 percent, Free State 5 percent, Northern Cape accounted 1 percent.