Media Statement
29 January 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is
1 443 939 with 6 141 new cases identified since the last report.

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 203 584 with 47 345 new tests recorded since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 528 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 95, Free State 10 , Gauteng 126 ,Kwa-Zulu Natal 195, Limpopo 16, Mpumalanga 23, Northern Cape 11 and Western Cape
52.

This brings the total to 43 633 deaths.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 1 284 781, representing a recovery rate of 89%

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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