Sunday, 19 July 2020

Bloemfontein: As of the 18 July 2020, Free State Province’s COVID -19 cases stand at 9004.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province is 9004, with 1103 recoveries. The prevalence among people younger than 20 years is 12%, which translates to 1037 out of the 9004 positive cases.

There are 701 new cases:

  • 287 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 93 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 113 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 176 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 14 in Xhariep; and
  • 18 Unknown districts.

A further 57 deaths have been reported in the province, with the highest number reported in Lejweleputswa District. The provincial case fatality rate stands at 0.6%.

Although more females are infected and this translates to 58%; 5228 out of 8943), more deaths are recorded among males; 62%; 35 out of the 57.