Monday, 04 January 2021

Pretoria: As of Monday; 04 January 2021, South Africa’s reports a cumulative total of 1 113 349 COVID-19 cases identified, with 12 601 new cases since the last report, representing a 33,7% positivity rate.

South Africa’s COVID-19 death toll has topped 30 000 after 434 people succumbed to the respiratory disease in the last 24 hours.

According to Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, this brings the cumulative number of COVID-19 related deaths to 30 011 since the outbreak.

Provincial cases data:

Province Total cases for 04 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 174176 15,6
Free State 63740 5,7
Gauteng 301212 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 217432 19,5
Limpopo 28333 2,5
Mpumalanga 39045 3,5
North West 41735 3,7
Northern Cape 26019 2,3
Western Cape 221657 19,9
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1113349 100,00

Tests conducted:

A cumulative total of 6 780 272 tests have been conducted with 37 419 tests conducted since the last report.

Deaths reported:

Regrettably, a further 434 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 133 , Free State 2, Gauteng 36, Kwa-Zulu Natal 71, Limpopo 7, North West 25, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 157.

Recoveries and Active Cases:

Recoveries now stand at 911 573 at a recovery rate of 81,9%

According to the World Health Organisation, there have been 83 910 386 confirmed global cases of COVID-19, including 1 839 660 deaths.