The Gauteng government, on Friday 24 April, released its latest COVID-19 statistics by sub-district. If you were looking for an in-depth synopsis of cases in each area, you’ve come to the right place.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is also in Gauteng today, visiting the Nasrec Expo Centre, the Johannesburg Central Food Bank and the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital.
COVID-19 cases, deaths and recoveries in Gauteng
According to a statement released on Friday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Gauteng as of Thursday 23 April, is 1 252.
There are 843 recoveries and eight deaths.
“This means that the total number of active cases in the province sits at 391 (recoveries refer to people who previously tested positive for COVID-19 and are now negative)” the statement read.
“Out of a total of 7 599 contacts traced (these are individuals who were in contact with people who tested positive for COVID-19), 3 492 people have completed the 14 days monitoring period with no symptoms reported and therefore they are de-isolated,” it added.
There are currently 58 people hospitalised in both public and private facilities.
These numbers will obviously change when Health Minister Zweli Mkhize releases the national numbers on Friday.
COVID-19 cases in Gauteng by sub-district
The breakdown of COVID-19 cases per sub-district are:
City of Johannesburg:
- Diepsloot, Kya Sands, Dainfern, Midrand, Lanseria, Fourways, Ivory Park – 73 cases;
- Randburg, Rosebank, Emmerantia, Greenside, Melville, Mayfair, Northcliff, Parktown, Parktown North – 143 cases;
- Roodeport, Constantia Kloof, Northgate, Florida, Bram Fisherville – 49 cases;
- Doornkop, Soweto, Dobsonville, Protea Glen – 43 COVID-19 cases;
- Alexandra, Wynberg, Sandton, Orange Grove, Houghton – 237 cases; and
- Inner City, Johannesburg South – 97 cases.
- Orange Farm, Weilers Farm, Ennerdale, Lenasia, Eldorado Park, Protea South – 50 cases; and
- Unallocated – 56 cases.
City of Tshwane:
- Ga-Runkuwa, Mabopane, Winterveldt, Soshanguve, Rosslyn, Karenpark, Wonderboom, Akasia, Nina Park, Orchads, Amandasig, Thereza Park, Pretoria North – 24 cases;
- Hammanskraal, Temba, Suurman, Dilopye, Stinkwater, Ramotse, New Eesterus, Kameeldrit, Pyramid/Rooiwal, Doornpoort, Kekana, Gardens, KekansStad, Marokolong, Randstown, Kanana – four cases;
- Attridgeville, Laudium, Pretoria CBD, Hercules, Danville, Saulsville, Lotus, Pretoria West – 16 cases;
- Lyttelton, Eldoraigne, Waterkloof, Olievenhoutbosch, Rooihuiskraal, Lyttelton, Silverton, Centurion, Brooklyn, Hatfield – 41 COVID-19 cases;
- East Lynne, Rayton, Cullinan, Dewagensdrift, Refilwe, Silverton, Onverwacht – one case;
- Eesterus, Lethabong, Mamelodi, Silverlakes, Garsfontein, Lynnwood, Queenswood, Wilgers, Watloo, Equestria, Mooikloof, Brummeria – 39 cases;
- Ekangala, Sokhulumi, Dark City, Zithobeni, Bronkhorstspruit, Kanana, Rethabiseng – one case; and
- Unallocated – one case.
Ekurhuleni COVID-19 cases:
- Springs, Benoni, Brakpan, Kwa-Themba, Tsakane, Duduza, Daveyton, Etwatwa, Wattville, Nigel, Alra Park – 55 COVID-19 cases;
- Kempton Park, Edenvale, Thembisa, Bapsfontein – 111 cases;
- Reiger Park, Delmore Gardens, Alberton, Boksburg, Germiston, Bedfordview, Katlehong, Vosloorus, Thokosa – 74 cases; and
- Unallocated – 28 cases.
- Lesedi – two cases;
- Emfuleni – nine COVID-19 cases;
- Midvaal – 0 cases; and
- Unallocated – two cases.
- Mogale City – 30 cases;
- Rand West City – nine cases;
- Merafong City – two cases; and
- Unallocated – one COVID-19 case.
Ramaphosa visits quarantine facility
Ramaphosa, on Friday, was updated on what is taking place regarding quarantine facilities in Gauteng. He joined Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku at the Nasrec Expo Centre which has of recently, been transformed into a large scale quarantine site.
Makhura also outlined a presentation of Gauteng’s progress in curbing the spread of COVID-19, as well as the journey that has been taken regarding food banks.
Ramaphosa commended the work that was done in the province. This comes after the Western Cape officially overtook Gauteng in becoming the new COVID-19 epicentre.
Watch: Ramaphosa at Nasrec Expo Centre