Monday, 16 August 2021

Bloemfontein: On Monday; 16 August 2021, the Free State province recorded 472 new COVID-19 positive cases.

The latest Free State New COVID-19 positive cases data is as follows:

There are 472 new cases

  • 126 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 55 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 209 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 65 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 17 in Xhariep; and
  • 0 unknown districts.

Provincial cases data

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stand at 137 431;
  • Recoveries stand at 118 971 (86%);
  • The proportion of confirmed cases among people younger than 20 years is 13% (17 771/ out of the 136 958);
  • The median (IQR) age of cumulative COVID-19 cases is 41 (29-54) years;
  • More females are infected (59%; 80 100 out of the 136 527);
  • 6 042 deaths have been reported in the province to date, with highest case fatality rate reported in Thabo Mofutsanyana District;
  • The provincial case fatality rate is 4.4%;
  • The median (IQR) age of COVID-19 deaths is 52 (35-66) years;
  • Majority of the deaths are in older age groups – 45 years and above (5 287 out of the 6 042); and
  • 41% of deaths are recorded among males (2 486 out of the 6 042).

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