The Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize announced 4 621 new COVID-19 infections in South Africa in the last 24-hours, bringing the new total to 97 302.

Whilst the Western Cape continues to have the highest number of positive cases at 51 441, Gauteng has also seen an increase in cases and now stands at more than 20 000. The Northen Cape has maintained its position as the Province with the lowest cases.

The Minister also announced 53 new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total national deaths to 1 930. The Western Cape registered 27 deaths, Gauteng 8, Kwazulu Natal 1 and Eastern Cape 17.

50% of the deaths are of people between the ages of 50 to 69 years.

Meanwhile, 51 608 people have recovered, translating into a 53% recovery rate.
 
Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 21 JUNE 2020) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 15 751 16,2
Free State 733 0,8
Gauteng 20 822 21,4
KwaZulu-Natal 5 030 5,2
Limpopo 564 0,6
Mpumalanga 573 0,6
North West 2 148 2,2
Northern Cape 237 0,2
Western Cape 51 441 52,9
Unknown 3 0,0
Total 97 302 100

 
Provincial Deaths & Recoveries

PROVINCE DEATHS RECOVERIES
Eastern Cape 285 7 738
Free State 9 264
Gauteng 122 4 673
Kwazulu Natal 84 2 594
Limpopo 4 246
Mpumalanga 1 176
North West 5 248
Northern Cape 1 110
Western Cape 1 419 35 559
Total 1 930 51 608

 
Deaths Age Analysis

AGE DEATHS PERCENTAGE
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 5 0,3
20-29 26 1,3
30-39 116 6,1
40-49 244 12,6
50-59 471 24,4
60-69 506 26,2
70-79 342 17,7
80-89 161 8,3
90-99 45 2,3
Unknown 11 0,6
1 930 100

 
Deaths Age Analysis

AGE DEATHS PERCENTAGE
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 5 0,3
20-29 24 1,4
30-39 103 6,0
40-49 223 12,8
50-59 428 24,6
60-69 458 26,4
70-79 303 17,4
80-89 140 8,0
90-99 41 2,4
Unknown 9 0,5
1 737 100

 
Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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