President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday announced further easing of Level 3 regulations amid rising COVID-19 cases.
 
Easing Announcements
 
The following are now allowed with restrictions:

  • Sit-in restaurants
  • Opening of accredited hotels
  • Opening of Cinemas
  • Opening of Theatres
  • Opening of Casinos
  • Personal care services including hair saloons
  • Non-contact sports including cricket, golf and tennis
  • Hotels excluding AirBnB services

For the full speech, click here.
 
Latest Statistics
 
South Africa’s positive COVID-19 rose by 4 078 in 24 hours to reach a total of 80 412. The Western Cape leads with more than 46 000 cases. Gauteng cases are 14 620 whilst Eastern Cape are 11 919.
 
Deaths increased by 49 overnight, taking the national death toll to 1 674. Forty three (43) of the deaths occurred in the Western Cape whilst six (6) occurred in the Eastern Cape.
 
Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases
 

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 17 JUNE 2020) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 11 919 14,8
Free State 608 0,8
Gauteng 14 620 18,2
KwaZulu-Natal 4 238 5,3
Limpopo 416 0,5
Mpumalanga 391 0,5
North West 1 402 1,7
Northern Cape 211 0,3
Western Cape 46 555 57,9
Unknown 52 0,1
Total 80 412 100

 
Provincial Deaths & Recoveries

PROVINCE DEATHS RECOVERIES
Eastern Cape 251 5 845
Free State 9 222
Gauteng 87 3 716
Kwazulu Natal 73 2 133
Limpopo 4 218
Mpumalanga 1 146
North West 5 175
Northern Cape 1 52
Western Cape 1 243 31 824
Total 1 674 44 331

 
Deaths Age Analysis

AGE DEATHS PERCENTAGE
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 5 0,3
20-29 23 1,4
30-39 100 6,0
40-49 216 12,9
50-59 414 24,7
60-69 445 26,6
70-79 290 17,3
80-89 131 7,8
90-99 38 2,3
Unknown 9 0,5
1 674 100

 
Source: sacoronavirus.co.za & News 24
 
** If you think you have been exposed to the COVID-19, please call the government’s 24-hour hotline on 0800 029 999 or visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/ for more information

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