Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa as at 26 January 2021

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Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa as at 26 January 2021

Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases

LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (26 JAN 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 423 578. 

Province Total cases for 26 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 190 833 13,4
Free State 74 413 5,2
Gauteng 382 907 26,9
KwaZulu-Natal 306 234 21,5
Limpopo 55 384 3,9
Mpumalanga 61 386 4,3
North West 55 238 3,9
Northern Cape 31 154 2,2
Western Cape 266 029 18,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 423 578                                                          100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 058 768 with 39 529 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 588 641 57% 14 791 37%
PUBLIC 3 470 127 43% 24 738 63%
Total 8 058 768   39 529  

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 680 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 86, Free State 28, Gauteng 141 , KwaZulu-Natal 306, Limpopo 4, Mpumalanga 18, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 95  which brings the total to 41 797 deaths.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 1 254 674, representing a recovery rate of 88%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 10 223 177 388 3 222
Free State 2 671 62 240 9 502
Gauteng 7 816 357 997 17 094
KwaZulu-Natal 7 738 251 871 46 625
Limpopo 1 027 49 252 5 105
Mpumalanga 896 55 477 5 013
North West 877 40 473 13 888
Northern Cape 553 26 178 4 423
Western Cape 9 996 233 798 22 235
Total 41 797 1 254 674 127 107

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

Communicated by: National Institute for Communicable Diseases

 

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