LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (08 JAN 2021)

As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 192 570. 

Province Total cases for 08 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 178525 15,0
Free State 65516 5,5
Gauteng 322707 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 241740 20,3
Limpopo 34040 2,9
Mpumalanga 43364 3,6
North West 45075 3,8
Northern Cape 27059 2,3
Western Cape 234544 19,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1192570 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 7 043 680 tests have been completed with 76 202 tests conducted since the last report

 

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 090 066 58% 46 746 61%
PUBLIC 2 953 614 42% 29 456 39%
Total 7 043 680   76 202  

 

 

Regrettably, we report 616 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 215, Free State 27, Gaut- eng 75, Kwa-Zulu Natal 72, Limpopo 11, Mpumalanga 11, North West 55, Northern Cape 4 and Western Cape 146 This brings the total deaths to 32 425.

 

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 947 919, representing a recovery rate of 79,5%

 

  Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 8577 163 062 6 886
Free State 2265 55 940 7 311
Gauteng 6073 272 991 43 643
KwaZulu-Natal 5074 151 601 85 065
Limpopo 658 25 081 8 301
Mpumalanga 682 35 617 7 065
North West 703 35 553 8 819
Northern Cape 425 23 515 3 119
Western Cape 7968 184 559 42 017
  32 425 947 919 212 226

 

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health

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