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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 18 555 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

13 Jan 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 278 303.

Province

Total cases for 13 January 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

183594

14,4

Free State

68142

5,3

Gauteng

346482

27,1

KwaZulu-Natal

264532

20,7

Limpopo

41847

3,3

Mpumalanga

48447

3,8

North West

48538

3,8

Northern Cape

28382

2,2

Western Cape

248339

19,4

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1278303

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 7 358 741 with 71 681 new tests conducted since the last report

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

4 259 290

58%

40 216

56%

PUBLIC

3 099 451

42%

31 465

44%

Total

7 358 741

 

71 681

 

Regrettably, we report 806 new COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 150, Free State 24, Gauteng 211, Kwa-Zulu Natal 235, Limpopo 14, Mpumalanga 14, Northern Cape 7 and Western Cape 151 . This brings the total deaths to 35 140 deaths.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 1 030 930, representing a recovery rate of 80,6%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

9186

167 358

7 050

Free State

2375

56 722

9 045

Gauteng

6606

291 957

47 919

KwaZulu-Natal

5732

189 201

69 599

Limpopo

702

29 525

11 620

Mpumalanga

736

39 090

8 621

North West

707

35 741

12 090

Northern Cape

454

24 112

3 816

Western Cape

8642

197 224

42 473

Total

35 140

1 030 930

212 233

 

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