Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa (04 January 2021)

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Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa 

04 January 2021

LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (04 JAN 2021)

Media Statement

Today we report a cumulative total of 1 113 349 COVID-19 cases identified with 12 601 new cases since the last report, representing a 33,7% positivity rate.

Province

Total cases for 04 January 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

174 176

15,6

Free State

63 740

5,7

Gauteng

301 212

27,1

KwaZulu-Natal

217 432

19,5

Limpopo

28 333

2,5

Mpumalanga

39 045

3,5

North West

41 735

3,7

Northern Cape

26 019

2,3

Western Cape

221 657

19,9

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1 113 349

100,0

A cumulative total of 6 780 272 tests have been conducted with 37 419 tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

3 929 296

58%

20 356

54%

PUBLIC

2 850 976

42%

17 063

46%

Total

6 780 272

 

37 419

 

Deaths, Recoveries and Active Cases

Regrettably, a further 434 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 133 , Free State 2, Gauteng 36, KwaZulu-Natal 71, Limpopo 7, North West 25, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 157. This means we have breached the 30 000 mark for the cumulative number of COVID-19 related deaths identified, at 30 011.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our recoveries now stand at 911 573 at a recovery rate of 81,9%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total

Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

7 716

161 376

5 084

Free State

2 189

55 214

6 337

Gauteng

5 763

264 261

31 188

KwaZulu-Natal

4 713

145 819

66 900

Limpopo

622

22 035

5 676

Mpumalanga

656

34 338

4 051

North West

602

35 429

5 704

Northern Cape

398

23 139

2 482

Western Cape

7 352

169 962

44 343

Total

30 011

911 573

171 765

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

COMMUNICATED BY: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

 

 

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