South Africa has become the number one most affected African country in terms of Covid-19 fatality and this is badnews for the citizens as investors are pulling out. It's so sad that within the last 48 hours more than 94 people were reported dead affect getting infected with Covid-19. This equals 94 families in pain and agony as they mourn their loved ones in the current economic crisis the nation is battling.
Just yesterday, the Institute reported 4,514 new cases of Covid-19 identified in South Africa, bringing a total of 3,590,399 laboratory-confirmed cases and this was confirmed by the NICD. Most of Tuesday's's new cases came from Gauteng (1,376), Western Cape (645) and KwaZulu-Natal (567), a continuous model of the country's most populous provinces.
In the last 24 hours, 42,686 tests were carried out, which, taking into account the number of new cases, corresponds to a positive rate of 10.6%.
Due to the ongoing review by the Ministry of National Health (NDoH), there may be a backlog in reported deaths from Covid-19. Yesterday, the NDoH reported 94 deaths, 20 of which had occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours, the agency said, and the numbers might even be more.
Hospitals in South Africa saw an increase of 183 hospital admissions. However, the NICD data reflect a continuing daily decline in the total number of patients currently enrolled.
Total number of hospitalized patients per day:
Tuesday: 6 284
Wednesday: 6 035
South Africa has received 81,012 vaccines in the past 24 hours, mostly in Gauteng (24,265), KwaZulu-Natal (11,564) and the Western Cape (10,953).
Breakdown of new SA cases by province:
West Cape: 645
Free Status: 254
East Cape: 214
North Cape: 108
What are your thoughts concerning this information? As you can see the situation is getting worser, so try to get your vaccines and get an extra boost of immunity. Thanks.
Content created and supplied by: SA_Updates (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More