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399 Covid-19 deaths recorded - Zweli Mkhize

Health minister says 85 of these in ECape, 96 in KZN and 106 in WCape

Update on Covid-19 (09th January 2021)

Jan 9th, 2021

As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 214 176.

Province

Total cases for 09 January 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

179713

14,8

Free State

66133

5,4

Gauteng

328925

27,1

KwaZulu-Natal

247647

20,4

Limpopo

35813

2,9

Mpumalanga

44818

3,7

North West

45879

3,8

Northern Cape

27383

2,3

Western Cape

237865

19,6

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1214176

100,0

A cumulative total of 7 120 847 tests have been completed with 77 167 tests conducted since the last report

Regrettably, we report a further 399 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 85, Free State 11, Gauteng 69, Kwa-Zulu Natal 96, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 15, Northern Cape 12 and Western Cape 106 .

This brings the total deaths to 32 824.

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 956 712, representing a recovery rate of 78,9%

Statement issued by Dr Zwelini Mkhize, Minister of Health, 9 January 2021

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Update on Covid-19 (08th January 2021)

8 January 2021

As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 192 570.

Province

Total cases for 08 January 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

178525

15,0

Free State

65516

5,5

Gauteng

322707

27,1

KwaZulu-Natal

241740

20,3

Limpopo

34040

2,9

Mpumalanga

43364

3,6

North West

45075

3,8

Northern Cape

27059

2,3

Western Cape

234544

19,7

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1192570

100,0

A cumulative total of 7 043 680 tests have been completed with 76 202 tests conducted since the last report

Regrettably, we report 616 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 215, Free State 27, Gauteng 75, Kwa-Zulu Natal 72, Limpopo 11, Mpumalanga 11, North West 55, Northern Cape 4 and
Western Cape 146.

This brings the total deaths to 32 425.

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 947 919, representing a recovery rate of 79,5%

Statement issued by Dr Zwelini Mkhize, Minister of Health, 8 January 2021