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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 1 690 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

20 Feb 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 502 367.

Province

Total cases for 20 February 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

193637

12,9

Free State

79313

5,3

Gauteng

401632

26,7

KwaZulu-Natal

326703

21,7

Limpopo

61370

4,1

Mpumalanga

70011

4,7

North West

60214

4,0

Northern Cape

33504

2,2

Western Cape

275983

18,4

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1502367

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 867 659 with 28 722 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

4 994 615

56%

15 608

54%

PUBLIC

3 873 044

44%

13 114

46%

Total

8 867 659

 

28 722

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, a further 81 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 5, Gauteng 29, Kwa-Zulu Natal 23, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 6, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 15 which brings the total to 48 940 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 1 409 553, representing a recovery rate of 93,8%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11204

181 771

662

Free State

3065

69 285

6 963

Gauteng

9464

387 377

4 791

KwaZulu-Natal

9463

302 698

14 542

Limpopo

1785

58 377

1 208

Mpumalanga

1227

67 174

1 610

North West

1057

54 817

4 340

Northern Cape

650

30 071

2 783

Western Cape

11025

257 983

6 975

Total

48 940

1 409 553

43 874

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 10 414 as of 6 pm 20 February 2021.

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