Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Bloemfontein: The Free State province has reported 129 new COVID-19 positive cases. The total confirmed cases now stand at 86 202, 80 336 recoveries and 7 more deaths that brings the death toll to 3 784.

Provincial new cases data:

There are 129 new cases:

  • 75 in Mangaung Metro
  • 13 in Fezile Dabi
  • 17 Thabo Mofutsanyana
  • 20 in Lejweleputswa
  • 3 in Xhariep; and
  • 1 Unknown districts.

Provincial cases data: 

  • Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province stand at 86 202;
  • Recoveries stand at 80 336 which represents 93%;
  • The proportion of confirmed cases among people younger than 20 years is 12% (10 190 out of the 86 202);
  • The median (IQR) age of cumulative COVID-19 cases is 40 (29-53) years;
  • More females are infected (60%; 51 327 out of the 85 862);
  • 3 784 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).