South Africa’s COVID-19 cases now stand at 15 515 with 1 160 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours.
In making the announcement, the Minister of health Dr Zweli Mkhize said, he remained concerned about the developments in the Western Cape. The Province’s cases now account for almost 60% of the national total. Furthermore, the Western Cape also made up 76% of new cases from the past 24 hour testing cycle.
264 COVID-19 deaths have been recorded thus far. Commenting on the deaths, Dr Mkhize said the highest number of deaths were of people between the ages of 50 to 79 years
Cases per Province
|PROVINCE||NEW CASES||TOTAL CASES||% TOTAL|
|Eastern Cape||124||1 936||12,5|
|Kwazulu Natal||45||1 543||9,9|
|Western Cape||890||9 294||59,9|
Deaths & Recoveries per Province
|Western Cape||149||3 521|
Deaths by Gender
|Male (%)||Female (%)||Total|
|148 (56%)||116 (44%)||264|
Deaths by Age
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