Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Bloemfontein: The Free State Province is experiencing a high increase in numbers of COVID-19 inflections. As of Wednesday; 21 April 2021, the numbers are as follows:

Provincial new cases data:

There are 236 new cases:

  • 97 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 22 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 56 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 46 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 8 in Xhariep; and
  • 7 Unknown districts.

Provincial cases data: 

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stand at 86 438;
  • Recoveries stand at 80 445, representing 93%;
  • The proportion of confirmed cases among people younger than 20 years is 12% (10 211 out of the 86 438);
  • The median (IQR) age of cumulative COVID-19 cases is 40 (29-53) years;
  • More females are infected (60%; 51 467 out of the 86 097);
  • 3 803 deaths have been reported in the province to date, with highest case fatality rate reported in Thabo Mofutsanyana and Fezile Dabi Districts;
  • The provincial case fatality rate is 4.4%;
    The median (IQR) age of COVID-19 deaths is 64 (54-74) years;
  • Majority of the deaths fall within the age group of 45 years and above (3 307 out of the 3 784); and
  • 42% of deaths are recorded among males (1 573/  out of the 3 784).