Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Bloemfontein: On Wednesday; 18 August 2021, the Free State province recorded 995 new COVID-19 positive cases.

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

There are 995 new cases

  • 392 in Mangaung Metro;
  • 185 in Fezile Dabi;
  • 184 Thabo Mofutsanyana;
  • 212 in Lejweleputswa;
  • 22 in Xhariep; and
  • 0 unknown districts.

Provincial cases data 

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stand at 139 064;
  • Recoveries stand at 119 736 (86%);
  • The proportion of confirmed cases among people younger than 20 years is 13% (18 365 out of the 139 064);
  • The median (IQR) age of cumulative COVID-19 cases is 41 (29-54) years;
  • More females are infected (59%; 81 269 out of the 138 626);
  • 6 061 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 (5 341 out of the 6 061); and
  • 41% of deaths are recorded among males (2 512 out of the 6 061).

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