LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (5 FEB 2021)

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 470 516 with 3 749 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 05 February 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 192579 13,1
Free State 77243 5,3
Gauteng 392794 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 319716 21,7
Limpopo 59262 4,0
Mpumalanga 66738 4,5
North West 58109 4,0
Northern Cape 32426 2,2
Western Cape 271649 18,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1470516 100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 436 569 with 36 250 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 768 312 57% 16 182 45%
PUBLIC 3 668 257 43% 20 068 55%
Total 8 436 569   36 250  

Deaths and Recoveries

 Regrettably, we further report 297 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 49, Free State 40, Gaut- eng 52, Kwa-Zulu Natal 35, Limpopo 68, Mpumalanga 16, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 35 which brings the total to 45 902 deaths. 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 1 335 618, representing a recovery rate of 90,8%

Province Total Deaths Total

Recoveries

Active Cases
Eastern Cape 10920 178 949 2 710
Free State 2826 65 850 8 567
Gauteng 8542 375 884 8 368
KwaZulu-Natal 8960 271 129 39 627
Limpopo 1490 55 110 2 662
Mpumalanga 1034 62 281 3 423
North West 1008 48 960 8 141
Northern Cape 599 28 267 3 560
Western Cape 10523 249 188 11 938
Total 45 902 1 335 618 88 996

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health

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