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Epi Week: 11/10/2021 - 17/10/2021

Most Recent Epi Data 17/10/2021
Most Recent Testing Data 17/10/2021
Current Situation

South Africa has a moderate test-case ratio adjusted incidence, and incidence has decreased week-over-week. The reported death rate is high, and deaths have decreased week-over-week.

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Warning Level 3: Orange

A widespread or growing outbreak.

Warning Level 2: Yellow

Test-case ratio adjusted incidence

(New cases/1M/week)

75.0

Warning Level 1: Green

Trend in incidence rate

(Week-over-week change)

-22.3%

Warning Level 3: Orange

Death rate

(Deaths/10M/week)

49.7

Warning Level 1: Green

Trend in death rate

(Week-over-week change)

-45%

Variants of Concern Detected
Alpha(B.1.1.7), Beta(B.1.351), Delta(B.1.617.2)

For more information on variants, visit Africa CDC Institute of Pathogen Genomics’ SARS-CoV-2 sequencing dashboard.

Cumulative Cases Daily Cases (7d Avg) Cumulative Deaths Daily Deaths (7d Avg) Cumulative Tests Daily Tests (7d Avg)
2,916,593 635 88,612 42.1 18,174,247 27,413

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Cumulative Case Fatality

Public Health and Social Measures

PHSM data source

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