Thursday, 20 August 2020

Bloemfontein: As of the 20 August 2020, Free State COVID-19 confirmed cases stand at 33 665, with 500 new cases.

The District data is as follows:

There are 500 new cases:

  • 201 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 63 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 91 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 105 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 36 in Xhariep; and
  • 4 Unknown districts

The Provincial data is as follows:

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province is 33 665;
  • with 20 433 (61%) recoveries;
  • The prevalence among people under 20 years is 10.8% (3620 out of the 33665 positive cases);
  • 567 deaths reported in the province till date, with highest number reported in Lejweleputswa District;
  • The provincial case fatality rate is 1.7%;
  • Although more females are infected (60%; 20255 out of the 33488), more proportion of deaths are recorded among males (51%; 288 out of the 567 reported deaths).