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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 15 046 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

11 Jan 2021

As announced by His Excellency President MC Ramaphosa, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 246 643 with 15 046 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 11 January 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

181532

14,6

Free State

67337

5,4

Gauteng

338071

27,1

KwaZulu-Natal

255819

20,5

Limpopo

38878

3,1

Mpumalanga

46830

3,8

North West

47021

3,8

Northern Cape

27973

2,2

Western Cape

243182

19,5

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1246643

100,0

A cumulative total of 7 236 389 tests have been completed with 52 496 tests conducted since the last report

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

4 196 584

58%

21 920

42%

PUBLIC

3 039 805

42%

30 576

58%

Total

7 236 389

 

52 496

 

Regrettably, we report a further 416 deaths: Eastern Cape 163 , Free State 30, Kwa-Zulu Natal 38, Mpumalanga 4, North West 4, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 176. This brings the total deaths to 33 579.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our recoveries now stand at 973 265, representing a recovery rate of 78,1%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

8902

166 092

6 538

Free State

2325

56 232

8 780

Gauteng

6170

281 400

50 501

KwaZulu-Natal

5279

157 164

93 376

Limpopo

677

28 237

9 964

Mpumalanga

711

38 240

7 879

North West

707

35 741

10 573

Northern Cape

445

23 756

3 772

Western Cape

8363

186 403

48 416

Total

33 579

973 265

239 799

 

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