Friday; 24 July 2020

Bloemfontein: As of Thursday; 23 July 2020, confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Free State stand at 13 443.

New confirmed Cases Data is as follows: 

There are 1 111 new cases:

  • 445 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 110 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 186 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 327 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 32 in Xhariep; and
  • 11 Unknown districts

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province is 13 443, with 1 873(13.9%) recoveries.

The prevalence among people under 20 years is 11.6% (1563 out of 13443 positive cases).

There are 63 deaths reported in the province to date, with highest number reported in Lejweleputswa District. The provincial case fatality rate is 0.5%.

Although more females are infected at 59%, 7916 out of 13 354, more deaths are recorded among males (60.3%; 38 out of 63 deaths.

  • 55 893 tests have been conducted by the NHLS;
    3 810 406 screenings have been conducted; and
    12 863 of the 13 262 known contacts, have been traced.