South Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpassed the 100 000 mark with an increase of 4 288 in 24 hours bringing the national total to 101 590.

This, as Eye Witness News (EWN) reports that over 100 pupils at a high school in Mount Frere, Eastern Cape, have tested positive for the coronavirus.

It adds that “Since schooling resumed earlier this month, almost 200 schools have had to be shut down again after infections were detected”.

61 new deaths have been reported. 39 from Western Cape, 18 from Eastern Cape, 3 from Kwazulu Natal and 1 from Limpopo. The national death total now stands at 1 991.

Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (OF AT 22 JUNE 2020) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 16 895 16,6
Free State 772 0,8
Gauteng 22 341 22,0
KwaZulu-Natal 5 278 5,2
Limpopo 582 0,6
Mpumalanga 596 0,6
North West 2 315 2,3
Northern Cape 254 0,3
Western Cape 52 554 51,7
Unknown 3 0,0
TOTAL 101 590 100

Provincial Deaths & Recoveries

PROVINCE DEATHS RECOVERIES
Eastern Cape 303 8 035
Free State 9 264
Gauteng 122 5 620
Kwazulu Natal 87 2 769
Limpopo 5 257
Mpumalanga 1 181
North West 5 248
Northern Cape 1 112
Western Cape 1 458 35 958
TOTAL 1 991 53 444

Deaths Age Analysis

AGE DEATHS PERCENTAGE
0-9 3 0,1
10-19 5 0,2
20-29 27 1,4
30-39 118 5,9
40-49 255 12,8
50-59 487 24,5
60-69 522 26,2
70-79 352 17,7
80-89 165 8,3
90-99 46 2,3
Unknown 11 0,6
1 991 100

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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