12 267 people tested positive for COVID-19 whilst 254 others died from the virus in the past 24 hours. The new statistics take the total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic according to 1 337 926, and 37 105 deaths.

The breakdown of the latest deaths is reflected below:
 

  • Western Cape – 72
  • Gauteng – 59
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal – 40
  • Eastern Cape – 22
  • Free State – 13
  • Mpumalanga – 16
  • North West – 26
  • Northern Cape – 6

 
Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases
 

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 17 JANUARY 2021) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 186 771 14,0
Free State 70 511 5,3
Gauteng 361 881 27,0
KwaZulu-Natal 279 974 20,9
Limpopo 47 207 3,5
Mpumalanga 53 409 3,9
North West 51 380 3,8
Northern Cape 29 558 2,2
Western Cape 251 235 19,3
Total 1 33 7926 100

 

Breakdown of Global Cases

REGION CASES(AS OF 17 JANUARY 2021)
America 41 329 493
Europe 30 488 064
South-East Asia 12 462 338
Eastern Mediterranean 5 334 724
Africa 2 313 130
Western Pacific 1 266 428
Total 93 194 922

 
Source – World Health Organisation
 
Source: sacoronavirus.co.za
 
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2021-01-18T16:48:46+02:00Corona Virus News|0 Comments

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