Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa (21 January 2021)

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Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa

21 January 2021

Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases

LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (21 JAN 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 380 807

 

Province Total cases for 21 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 188891 14,0
Free State 72230 5,3
Gauteng 373096 27,0
KwaZulu-Natal 293013 20,9
Limpopo 51286 3,5
Mpumalanga 56875 3,9
North West 53091 3,8
Northern Cape 30386 2,2
Western Cape 261939 19,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1380807 100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 7 820 613 with 58 540 new tests conducted since the last report

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 485 471 57% 26 919 46%
PUBLIC 3 335 142 43% 31 621 54%
Total 7 820 613   58 540  

Regrettably, we report 647 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 139, Free State 17, Gauteng 93, Kwa-Zulu Natal 154, Limpopo 27, Mpumalanga 17, North West 55, Northern Cape 8 and Western Cape 137 which brings the total to 39 501 deaths.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 1 183 443 , representing a recovery rate of 85,7%.

 

 

Province

 

 

Total Deaths

 

 

Total Recoveries

 

 

Active Cases

Eastern Cape 9855 174 600 4 436
Free State 2556 60 284 9 390
Gauteng 7230 331 583 34 283
KwaZulu-Natal 7044 241 179 44 790
Limpopo 1004 42 948 7 334
Mpumalanga 831 47 343 8 701
North West 863 37 640 14 588
Northern Cape 527 25 482 4 377
Western Cape 9591 222 384 29 964
Total 39 501 1 183 443 157 863

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases

 

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