Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa (17 Jan 2021)

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 337 926 with a total of 12 267 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 17 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 186771 14,0
Free State 70511 5,3
Gauteng 361881 27,0
KwaZulu-Natal 279974 20,9
Limpopo 47207 3,5
Mpumalanga 53409 3,9
North West 51380 3,8
Northern Cape 29558 2,2
Western Cape 257235 19,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1337926                                                                                       100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 7 613 470 with 54 696 new tests conducted since the last report

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 391 055 58% 27 772 51%
PUBLIC 3 222 415 42% 26 924 49%
Total 7 613 470   54 696  

Regrettably, we report a further 254 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 22, Free State 13, Gauteng 59 , Kwa-Zulu Natal 40, Mpumalanga 16, North West 26, Northern Cape 6 and Western Cape 72. This brings the total to 37 105 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 1 098 441 representing a recovery rate of 82,1%

Province Total Deaths Total

Recoveries

Active Cases
Eastern Cape 9444 169 937 7 390
Free State 2462 57 985 10 064
Gauteng 6946 309 572 45 363
KwaZulu-Natal 6318 209 640 64 016
Limpopo 739 38 007 8 461
Mpumalanga 785 44 096 8 528
North West 783 36 945 13 652
Northern Cape 496 24 593 4 469
Western Cape 9132 207 666 40 437
Total 37 105 1 098 441 202 380

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health END

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