Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Pretoria: As of the 12 January 2021, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 259 748 with 13 105 new cases identified since the last report.

Provincial cases data: 

Province Total cases for 12 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 182507 14,5
Free State 67581 5,4
Gauteng 341460 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 259100 20,6
Limpopo 40454 3,2
Mpumalanga 47549 3,8
North West 47581 3,8
Northern Cape 28090 2,2
Western Cape 245426 19,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1259748 100,0

Tests conducted

A cumulative total of 7 287 060 tests have been completed with 50 671 tests conducted since the last report

Deaths reported: 

Regrettably, a further 755 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 134 , Free State 26, Gauteng 225, Kwa-Zulu Natal 218, Limpopo 11, Mpumalanga 11, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 128This brings the total to 34 334 deaths.

Recoveries and active cases: 

Recoveries now stand at 1 019 123, representing a recovery rate of 81%.