The Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize, has launched South Africa’s Online COVID-19 Vaccine Registration. However, for the moment, the priority is healthcare workers.

Meanwhile, new cases in the past 24 hours were 2 649 and deaths 547. Both increased slightly when compared to the past 48 hour data. New cases were 2 548 and deaths 235.

The breakdown of new deaths are as follows:

  • Kwa-Zulu Natal – 143
  • Limpopo – 134
  • Gauteng – 91
  • Western Cape – 69
  • Eastern Cape – 68
  • Free State – 30
  • Mpumalanga – 9
  • Northern Cape – 3


Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (FOR 02 FEBRUARY 2021) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 192 182 13,2
Free State 76 613 5,2
Gauteng 389 841 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 316 780 21,7
Limpopo 58 340 4,0
Mpumalanga 65 649 4,5
North West 57 408 3,9
Northern Cape 32 072 2,2
Western Cape 270 073 18,5
Total 1 458 958 100

Breakdown of Global Cases

REGION CASES (FOR 02 FEBRUARY 2021)
America 45 785 210
Europe 34 508 487
South-East Asia 12 905 034
Eastern Mediterranean 5 711 545
Africa 2 592 690
Western Pacific 1 439 276
Total 102 942 987

Source – World Health Organisation

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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