Covid19

LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (8 FEB 2021)

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Media Statement

8 February 2021

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 477 511. 

Province Total cases for 08 February 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 192846 13,1
Free State 77699 5,3
Gauteng 394629 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 321367 21,8
Limpopo 59774 4,0
Mpumalanga 67515 4,6
North West 58497 4,0
Northern Cape 32658 2,2
Western Cape 272526 18,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1477511 100,0

 

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 511 410 with 15 599 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 803 898 56% 7 400 47%
PUBLIC 3 707 512 44% 8 199 53%
Total 8 511 410   15 599  

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 183 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 27, Free State 24, Gauteng 45, Kwa-Zulu Natal 12, Limpopo 3, Mpumalanga 21, North West 19, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 30. This brings the total to 46 473 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 1 363 947, representing a recovery rate of 92%

Province Total Deaths Total

Recoveries

Active Cases
Eastern Cape 10975 178 949 2 922
Free State 2890 66 580 8 229
Gauteng 8660 379 343 6 626
KwaZulu-Natal 9091 289 268 23 008
Limpopo 1496 56 162 2 116
Mpumalanga 1094 64 024 2 397
North West 1027 50 445 7 025
Northern Cape 602 28 429 3 627
Western Cape 10638 250 747 11 141
Total 46 473 1 363 947 67 091

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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