7 January 2021
As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 170 590 with 20 999 new cases identified since the last report.
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A cumulative total of 6 967 478 tests have been completed with 69 271 tests conducted since the last report
Regrettably, we report 441 new COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 70, Free State 23, Gauteng 75, Kwa-Zulu Natal 132, Limpopo 11, Mpumalanga 7, Northern Cape 4 and Western Cape 119 which brings the total to 31 809 deaths.
We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.
Our recoveries now stand at 938 216, representing a recovery rate of 80,1%
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health