Friday, 29 May 2020

Bloemfontein: As at 29 May 2020, the COVID-19 confirmed cases in the Free State stand at 223.

The Provincial breakdown stands are as follows:

  • 223 confirmed cases
  • 128 recoveries
  • 8 deaths
  • 1 763 892 people screened
  • 26 781 tests done by the NHLS and just under 10 000 done by the private labs.

Bloemfontein remains a hotspot that the Free State Department of Health is deeply concerned about. The surge in new cases in Xhariep, Bethulie specifically are also quite concerning given the socio-economic conditions of people there.

The Department of Health is working very hard with all stakeholders involved to curb the infection rate on that areas.

Free State cases are as follows according to different districts:

Fezile Dabi  = 9

Lejweleputswa = 6

Mangaung Metro = 172

Thabo Mofutsanyana = 15

Xhariep = 21