LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (02 JAN 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 088 889 . 

Province Total cases for 02 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 172 917 15,9
Free State 63 347 5,8
Gauteng 295 450 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 209 691 19,3
Limpopo 26 705 2,5
Mpumalanga 38 139 3,5
North West 41 123 3,8
Northern Cape 25 750 2,4
Western Cape 215 767 19,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 088 889                                                          100,0

The cumulative total of tests completed to date is 6 706 231 with 46 913 tests conducted in the past 24 hours.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 3 891 868 58% 23 211 49%
PUBLIC 2 814 363 42% 23 702 51%
Total 6 706 231   46 913  

Regrettably, 288 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 92, Free State 9, Gauteng 39, KwaZulu-Natal 29, Mpumalanga 6, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 111. This brings the total deaths to 29 175 deaths.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers that treated the deceased patients. The total recoveries are 897 704, representing a recovery rate of 82,4%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 7 474 159 694 5 749
Free State 2 185 55 188 5 974
Gauteng 5 654 257 561 32 235
KwaZulu-Nata 4 557 144 779 60 355
Limpopo 592 21 351 4 762
Mpumalanga 656 33 665 3 818
North West 577 34 659 5 887
Northern Cape 392 23 071 2 287
Western Cape 7 088 167 736 40 943
Total 29 175 897 704 162 010

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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