Covid-19 Statistics Weekly Update

With signs of increasing Covid-19 infection rates, we resume our weekly updates. We summarise key statistics on the spread
of Covid-19 in South Africa. South Africa recorded 3 929 872 cumulative Covid-19 infections as at 22 May 2022 (+38 079 in the past week). New infections averaged 5 440 per day (7-day moving average, -24.5% w-w) in the last week, with a high of 8 179 on
18 May. The infection rate was 15.7% of cumulative tests on 22 May (15.6% on 15 May).