Sunday, 16 May 2021

Bloemfontein: On Sunday; 16 May 2021, Free State Province recorded 342 new COVID-19 positive cases and 2 deaths.

Total confirmed new COVID-19 positive cases are as follows: 

There are 342 new cases:

  • 160 (n/N;160/342=47%) in Mangaung Metro;
  • 41 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 54 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 42 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 45 in Xhariep; and
  • 0 unknown districts

Provincial cases data:

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stand at 94 621;
  • Recoveries stand at 85 101 (90%);
  • The proportion of confirmed cases among people younger than 20 years is 12% (11 224 out of the 94 621);
  • The median (IQR) age of cumulative COVID-19 cases is 40 (29-53) years;
  • More females are infected (60%; 56 242 out of the 94 218);
  • 4 018 deaths reported in the province till date, with highest case fatality rate reported in both Fezile Dabi and Thabo Mofutsanyana Districts;
  • The provincial case fatality rate is 4.2%;
  • The median (IQR) age of COVID-19 deaths is 48 (34-63) years;
  • Majority of the deaths are in older age groups – 45 years and above (3 508 out of the 4 018); and
  • 41% of deaths are recorded among males (1 664 out of the 4 018).