Thursday, 22 April 2021

Bloemfontein: Free State Province has recorded 222 new COVID-19 positive cases and 14 more deaths on Thursday; 22 April 2021.

Provincial new cases data: 

There are 222 new cases:

  • 92 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 26 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 52 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 47 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 4 in Xhariep; and
  • 1 Unknown districts.

Provincial cases data: 

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stand at 86 660;
  • Recoveries stand at 80,689 (93%);
  • The proportion of confirmed cases among people younger than 20 years is 12% (10 237 out of the 86 660);
  • The median (IQR) age of cumulative COVID-19 cases is 40 (29-53) years;
  • More females are infected (60%; 51 600 out of the 86 316);
  • 3 817 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 (3 331 out of the 3 817); and
  • 42% of deaths are recorded among males (1 584 out of the 3 817).