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13 Jun 2021
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Daily Covid-19 update: 7657 new cases, 59 new deaths

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As of Sunday, 7 657 new cases and 59 deaths bring the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases in South Africa to 1 747 082.

As of Sunday, there were 7 657 new Covid-19 cases in South Africa | Picture: iStock

As of Sunday, 13 June, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1 747 082, with 7 657 new cases identified which represents a 17.2% positivity rate.

Covid-19 in South Africa

There are currently 82 736 active cases in the country, according to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD).

In addition, 59 Covid-19 related deaths have been reported as well, which brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 57 765.

Recoveries currently stand at 1 606 581, representing a 92,0% recovery rate.

A total of 12 193 414 tests have been carried out to date, with 44 560 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

To date, 1 773 417 vaccines have been administered in South Africa according to the department of health.

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Latest confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa – 13 June 2021

J&J vaccine contaminations 

Two million Johnson & Johnson vaccines at the Gqeberha plant will no longer be used.

This was announced by Acting Minister of Health Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Saturday during a visit at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto as part of her national tour.

The announcement came shortly after the US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) decided to discard about 60 million doses made at the Baltimore plant due to contamination.

300k J&J Covid-19 vaccines to be shipped to SA ‘urgently’

Compiled by Kaunda Selisho