839 people have died in the past 24 hours from COVID-19 related complications. 9 780 others tested positive for the virus.

The breakdown of the 839 deaths are as follows:

  • Kwa-Zulu Natal – 263
  • Limpopo – 238
  • Western Cape – 130
  • Eastern Cape – 102
  • Gauteng – 48
  • North West – 25
  • Free State – 20
  • Mpumalanga – 11
  • Northern Cape – 2

The total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 1 356 716. Total deaths have reached 38 288.

Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 19 JANUARY 2021) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 187 552 14,0
Free State 71 237 5,3
Gauteng 366 432 27,0
KwaZulu-Natal 287 042 20,9
Limpopo 49 012 3,5
Mpumalanga 54 678 3,9
North West 51 771 3,8
Northern Cape 29 894 2,2
Western Cape 259 098 19,3
Total 1 356 716 100

 

Breakdown of Global Cases

REGION CASES (AS OF 19 JANUARY 2021)
America 41 776 035
Europe 30 809 189
South-East Asia 12 511 441
Eastern Mediterranean 5 382 718
Africa 2 353 991
Western Pacific 1 290 493
Total 97 124 612

Source – World Health Organisation

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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