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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 1 210 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

16 Feb 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 494 119.

Province

Total cases for 16 February 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

193413

12,9

Free State

78756

5,3

Gauteng

399168

26,7

KwaZulu-Natal

325279

21,8

Limpopo

60829

4,1

Mpumalanga

69157

4,6

North West

59618

4,0

Northern Cape

33162

2,2

Western Cape

274737

18,4

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1494119

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 737 330 with 24 486 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

4 923 254

56%

14 612

60%

PUBLIC

3 814 076

44%

9 874

40%

Total

8 737 330

 

24 486

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 219 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 20, Free State 9, Gauteng 56, Kwa-Zulu Natal 43, Limpopo 29, Mpumalanga 10, Northern Cape 14  and Western Cape 38 which brings the total to 48 313 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 1 396 951, representing a recovery rate of 93,5%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11150

181 385

878

Free State

3010

68 639

7 107

Gauteng

9295

384 945

4 928

KwaZulu-Natal

9359

299 053

16 867

Limpopo

1662

57 971

1 196

Mpumalanga

1199

66 422

1 536

North West

1057

52 999

5 562

Northern Cape

641

29 517

3 004

Western Cape

10940

256 020

7 777

Total

48 313

1 396 951

48 855

 

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