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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 1 911 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

19 Feb 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 500 677 with 1 911 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 19 February 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

193597

12,9

Free State

79161

5,3

Gauteng

401219

26,7

KwaZulu-Natal

326362

21,7

Limpopo

61260

4,1

Mpumalanga

69827

4,7

North West

60094

4,0

Northern Cape

33434

2,2

Western Cape

275723

18,4

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1500677

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 838 937 with 31 638 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

4 979 007

56%

16 951

54%

PUBLIC

3 859 930

44%

14 687

46%

Total

8 838 937

 

31 638

 

 

 

Deaths and Recoveries

 

 

Regrettably, 151 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 12, Free State 21, Gauteng 43, Kwa-Zulu Natal 40, Limpopo 1, Mpumalanga 8, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 26 which brings the total to 48 859 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 1 406 907, representing a recovery rate of 93,7%

 

 

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11201

181 771

625

Free State

3060

69 098

7 003

Gauteng

9435

386 740

5 044

KwaZulu-Natal

9440

301 764

15 158

Limpopo

1785

58 206

1 269

Mpumalanga

1221

66 936

1 670

North West

1057

54 817

4 220

Northern Cape

650

30 058

2 726

Western Cape

11010

257 517

7 196

Total

48 859

1 406 907

44 911

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 6 524 as of 6 pm 19 February 2021.

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