The number of people who tested positive for COVID -19 and those who died from the virus in the past 24 hours dropped. 261 people died and 3 751 others tested positive. There were 4 058 positive cases and 398 deaths in the last report.

The breakdown of new deaths are as follows:

  • Kwa-Zulu Natal – 56
  • Gauteng – 53
  • Eastern Cape – 44
  • North West – 42
  • Western Cape – 41
  • Free State – 12
  • Limpopo – 11
  • Northern Cape – 2

Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (FOR 04 FEBRUARY 2021) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 192 467 13,1
Free State 76 997 5,2
Gauteng 391 798 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 318797 21,7
Limpopo 58 958 4,0
Mpumalanga 66 350 4,5
North West 57 911 3,9
Northern Cape 32 302 2,2
Western Cape 271 187 18,5
Total 1 466 767 100

Breakdown of Global Cases

REGION CASES (FOR 04 FEBRUARY 2021)
America 46 197 580
Europe 35 003 091
South-East Asia 12 956 439
Eastern Mediterranean 5 759 214
Africa 2 616 892
Western Pacific 1 455 939
Total 103 989 900

Source – World Health Organisation

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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