LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (6 FEB 2021)

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 473 700 with 3 184 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 06 February 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 192712 13,1
Free State 77453 5,3
Gauteng 393555 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 320579 21,8
Limpopo 59414 4,0
Mpumalanga 67148 4,6
North West 58297 4,0
Northern Cape 32529 2,2
Western Cape 272013 18,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1473700 100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 469 756 with 33 187 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 783 582 56% 15 270 46%
PUBLIC 3 686 174 44% 17 917 54%
Total 8 469 756   33 187  

Deaths and Recoveries

 Regrettably, we report a further 278 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 20, Free State 20, Gauteng 50, Kwa-Zulu Natal 109, Limpopo 3, Mpumalanga 19 and Western Cape 57 which brings the total to 46 180 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 1 340 497, representing a recovery rate of 91%

Province Total Deaths Total

Recoveries

Active Cases
Eastern Cape 10940 178 949 2 823
Free State 2846 66 380 8 227
Gauteng 8592 377 309 7 654
KwaZulu-Natal 9069 271 201 40 309
Limpopo 1493 55 129 2 792
Mpumalanga 1053 62 934 3 161
North West 1008 50 074 7 215
Northern Cape 599 28 354 3 576
Western Cape 10580 250 167 11 266
Total 46 180 1 340 497 87 023

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health

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