Monday, 22 June 2020 23:35

 

The cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has breached the 100 000 mark at 101 590.

A further 61 COVID-19 related deaths were reported - 1 from Limpopo, 3 from KwaZulu Natal, 18 from Eastern Cape and 39 from Western Cape.

This brings the total deaths to 1 991.

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
1033 (51,9%) 956 (48%) 2 (0,1) 1991

The mortality rate is 2%.

 

Case Data:

Province Total cases for 22 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 16895 16,6
Free State 772 0,8
Gauteng 22341 22,0
KwaZulu-Natal 5278 5,2
Limpopo 582 0,6
Mpumalanga 596 0,6
North West 2315 2,3
Northern Cape 254 0,3
Western Cape 52554 51,7
Unknown 3 0,0
Total 101590 100,0

 

Testing Data:


1 353 176 
tests have been completed in total of which 25 116 new tests are reported.

The number of recoveries is 53 444, which translates to a recovery rate of 52,6%.

Worldwide, more than 9 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, At least 4.4 million have recovered, while more than 469,000 people have died, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

The novel coronavirus pandemic is still accelerating, and its effects will be felt for decades, the World Health Organization's (WHO) director-general said.

The WHO reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases as the total rose by 183,020 in a 24-hour period. The biggest increase was from the Americas, with more than 116,000 new cases.

Brazil officially passed the 50,000 mark, with 50,617 coronavirus deaths as of Sunday. It has recorded 1,085,038 cases to date, according to the country's health ministry.

Compiled by Lehlohonolo Lehana.