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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 792 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

22 Feb 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 504 588 with 792 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 22 February 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

193706

12,9

Free State

79449

5,3

Gauteng

402249

26,7

KwaZulu-Natal

327186

21,7

Limpopo

61514

4,1

Mpumalanga

70207

4,7

North West

60335

4,0

Northern Cape

33616

2,2

Western Cape

276326

18,4

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1504588

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 907 857 with 15 342 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 015 932

56%

7 763

51%

PUBLIC

3 891 925

44%

7 579

49%

Total

8 907 857

 

15 342

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, a further 97 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 7, Free State 30, Gauteng 15, Kwa-Zulu Natal 8, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 7, North West 0, Northern Cape 8 and Western Cape 22 which brings the total to 49 150 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 1 413 566, representing a recovery rate of 93,9%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11213

181 949

544

Free State

3107

69 334

7 008

Gauteng

9496

388 737

4 016

KwaZulu-Natal

9472

303 052

14 662

Limpopo

1785

58 623

1 106

Mpumalanga

1234

67 701

1 272

North West

1126

55 726

3 483

Northern Cape

660

30 163

2 793

Western Cape

11057

258 281

6 988

Total

49 150

1 413 566

41 872

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 23 059 as of 6 pm 22 February 2021.

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