Thursday, 23 July 2020

Bloemfontein: As of the 22 July 2020, Free State COVID-19 confirmed cases stand at 12 332, with 986 new cases.

The Provincial data is as follows:

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province is 12 332;
  • 1821 (15%) recoveries;
  • 62 deaths reported in the province till date, with highest number reported in Lejweleputswa District.
  • The provincial case fatality rate is 0.5%;
  •  Total number of 3 759 908 screenings have been conducted;
  •  The NHLS has performed 54 793 tests;
  •  The Department has successfully traced 12 677 of the 13 121 known contacts.

The Districts new cases data is as follows:

There are 986 new cases:

  • 372 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 129 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 155 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 288 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 35 in Xhariep; and
  • 7 Unknown districts

The prevalence among people under 20 years is 11.7% (1442 out of 12332 positive cases.

Although more females are infected (59% (7246 out of the 12246), more deaths are recorded among males (61.3%; 38 out of 62).