Health Media Statement
10 January 2021


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is
1 231 597.

Province Total cases for 10 January 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 180689 14,7
Free State 66760 5,4
Gauteng 333842 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 252115 20,5
Limpopo 37197 3,0
Mpumalanga 45894 3,7
North West 46451 3,8
Northern Cape 27648 2,2
Western Cape 241001 19,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1231597 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 7 183 893 tests have been completed with 63 046 tests conducted since the last report

Regrettably, we report a further 339 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 77 , Free State 19, Gauteng 28, Kwa-Zulu Natal 71, Limpopo 14, Mpumalanga 10, Northern Cape 7 and Western Cape
113.

This brings the total deaths to 33 163.

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 966 368, representing a recovery rate of 78,4%

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS