Health Media Statement 03 January 2021

>Health Media Statement 03 January 2021

3 January 2021

Media Statement

Today we report a cumulative total of 1 100 748 COVID-19 cases identified with 11 859 new cases since the last report, representing a 32% positivity rate.

Province Total cases for 03 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 173 592 15,8
Free State 63 534 5,8
Gauteng 298 068 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 213 473 19,4
Limpopo 27 489 2,5
Mpumalanga 38 541 3,5
North West 41 459 3,8
Northern Cape 25 913 2,4
Western Cape 218 679 19,9
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 100 748 100,0

A cumulative total of 6 742 853 tests have been conducted with 36 622 tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 3 908 940 58% 17 072 47%
PUBLIC 2 833 913 42% 19 550 53%
Total 6 742 853 36 622

Deaths, Recoveries and Active Cases

Regrettably, a further 402 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 109, Free State 2, Gauteng 73, Kwa-Zulu Natal 85, Limpopo 23, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 107. This brings the total to 29 577 deaths.

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 903 679 at a recovery rate of 82,1%.

Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 7 583 159 694 6 315
Free State 2 187 55 214 6 133
Gauteng 5 727 260 571 31 770
KwaZulu-Natal 4 642 145 141 63 690
Limpopo 615 21 842 5 032
Mpumalanga 656 34 047 3 838
North West 577 34 971 5 911
Northern Cape 395 23 103 2 415
Western Cape 7 195 169 096 42 388
29 577 903 679 167 492

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

ENDS…

2021-01-04T06:22:12+00:00January 3rd, 2021|