Sunday, 17 January 2021

Pretoria: South Africa’s death toll due to Coronavirus has now surpassed the 37 000 mark after 254 people passed away on Sunday.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 337 926 with a total of 12 267 new cases identified since the last report.

Provincial cases data:

Tests conducted

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 7 613 470 with 54 696 new tests conducted since the last report

Deaths reported:

Regrettably, a further 254 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 22, Free State 13, Gauteng 59 , Kwa-Zulu Natal 40, Mpumalanga 16, North West 26, Northern
Cape 6 and Western Cape 72.

This brings the total to 37 105 deaths.

Recoveries and active cases:

Recoveries now stand at 1 098 441 representing a recovery rate of 82,1%.