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

Media Statement

20 January 2021

 

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 369 426

Province Total cases for 20 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 188259 14,0
Free State 71734 5,3
Gauteng 370264 27,0
KwaZulu-Natal 290356 20,9
Limpopo 49823 3,5
Mpumalanga 56063 3,9
North West 52316 3,8
Northern Cape 30119 2,2
Western Cape 260492 19,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1369426 100,0

 

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 7 762 073 with 62 054 new tests conducted since the last report

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 458 552 57% 32 878 53%
PUBLIC 3 303 521 43% 29 176 47%
Total 7 762 073   62 054  

 

 

Regrettably, we report a further 566 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 104 , Free State 46, Gauteng 80, KwaZulu Natal 218, Mpumalanga 6, Northern Cape 8 and Western Cape 104. This brings the total to 38 854 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 1 160 412 , representing a recovery rate of 84,7%

 

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 9716 173 575 4 968
Free State 2539 59 757 9 438
Gauteng 7137 327 569 35 558
KwaZulu-Natal 6890 230 024 53 442
Limpopo 977 40 892 7 954
Mpumalanga 814 46 935 8 314
North West 808 37 640 13 868
Northern Cape 519 25 348 4 252
Western Cape 9454 218 672 32 366
Total 38 854 1 160 412 170 160

 

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health END

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