LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 FEB 2021)

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 458 958 with 2 649 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 02 February 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 192182 13,2
Free State 76613 5,3
Gauteng 389841 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 316780 21,7
Limpopo 58340 4,0
Mpumalanga 65649 4,5
North West 57408 3,9
Northern Cape 32072 2,2
Western Cape 270073 18,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1458958 100,0

 

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 329 691 with 28 942 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 716 035 57% 14 641 51%
PUBLIC 3 613 656 43% 14 301 49%
Total 8 329 691   28 942  

Deaths and Recoveries

 Regrettably, 547 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 68, Free State 30, Gauteng 91, Kwa-Zulu Natal 143, Limpopo 134 (the province captured deaths from retrospective au- dits between 6 September and 29 January 2020), Mpumalanga 9, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 69. This brings the total deaths to 44 946.

 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 1 318 504, representing a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 10781 178 949 2 452
Free State 2762 64 877 8 974
Gauteng 8340 372 887 8 614
KwaZulu-Natal 8731 264 678 43 371
Limpopo 1403 53 870 3 067
Mpumalanga 997 61 224 3 428
North West 966 48 960 7 482
Northern Cape 586 27 699 3 787
Western Cape 10380 245 360 14 333
Total 44 946 1 318 504 95 508

 

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health

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