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South Africa currently has a cumulative COVID-19 caseload of 1 487 681 along with 47 670 deaths and 1 383 626 recoveries.
Photo by ALAIN JOCARD / AFP
The latest COVID-19 figures have been released. According to the Health Ministry, 2 781 new cases were identified in South Africa. As of today, the death toll stands at 47 670 with recoveries at 1 377 980.
As per Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s report, 2 781 confirmed cases were identified during the past 24 hours (2 488 on 11 February 2020). Unfortunately, we also lost 237 patients to COVID-19-related illnesses.
As per the report: 26 patients from the Eastern Cape passed away, 24 from the Free State, 166 from Gauteng, 23 from KwaZulu-Natal, 4 from Limpopo, 16 from Mpumalanga, 7 from Northern Cape and 22 from Western Cape.
At the time of publishing, the Health Ministry recorded 8 641 447 cumulative COVID-19 tests, of which 35 718 were done during the past 24 hours: 19 020 at public facilities and 16 698 at private facilities.
The confirmed COVID-19 cases per province is as follows:
|Province||Total Cases in South Africa||Total Deaths||Total Recoveries||Active Cases currently|
|Eastern Cape||193 223||11 100||180 686||1 437|
|Free State||78 409||2 965||67 805||7 693|
|Gauteng||397 259||9 115||381 474||6 397|
|KwaZulu-Natal||323 839||9 269||295 613||18 957|
|Limpopo||60 508||1 633||56 985||1 890|
|Mpumalanga||68 422||1 168||65 225||2 209|
|North West||59 156||1 027||52 816||5 313|
|Northern Cape||32 952||620||28 746||3 586|
|Western Cape||273 913||10 773||254 003||9 137|
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At the time of publishing, COVID-19 is affecting 219 countries and territories. The global caseload stands at 108,537,142, with the death toll at 2,387,411 and recoveries at 80,554,458.
The US is the worst-affected with 490,537 deaths from 28,043,159 cases. After the US, the hardest-hit countries are India with 155,569 deaths from 10,891,462 cases, and Brazil with 236,397 deaths from 9,716,298.
Russia has 79,194 deaths from 4,042,837 cases while the UK recorded 116,287 deaths from 4,013,799 cases. South Africa is currently 16th on the list, preceded by Iran, Poland, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Germany, Turkey, Italy, Spain, and France.