In the statement made by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NICD), it was stated that the daily average of 5,959 cases recorded in the last week exceeded the new wave threshold defined by the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC).
“South Africa has technically entered the third wave of the epidemic today,” the statement said. expression was used.
In South Africa, where the level of epidemic measures was increased on May 31 due to the increasing number of cases, the COVID-19 test result of 9 thousand 149 people in the last 24 hours was positive, the total number of cases increased to 1 million 722 thousand 86.
In the last 24 hours, 100 people died in the country due to COVID-19, and the total number of deaths due to the virus increased to 57 thousand 410.