The latest COVID-19 figures released by acting Health Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Sunday evening report that cases have increased by 15 501 in the last 24-hours, meaning that the total number of infections that have been accumulatively reported since March 2020 has risen to 2 090 909. 

Sadly, government have reported that over the last 24-hours alone, a further 183 people have died from COVID-19, meaning that a total of 66 859 people have succumbed to the virus since the first death in March 2020. 

A total of 2 050 164 have recovered having tested positive for COVID-19, representing a positivity rate of 29.3%.

Provincial COVID-19 case breakdown Sunday 18 July

The following confirmed COVID-19 cases have been recorded in each province as of Sunday 18 July

  • Eastern Cape – 218 521 cases;
  • Free State – 123 111 cases;
  • Gauteng –  816 240 cases;
  • KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) – 375 761 cases;
  • Limpopo – 101 960 cases;
  • Mpumalanga – 113 945 cases;
  • North West – 117 530 cases;
  • Northern Cape – 63 416 cases;
  • Western Cape – 364 611 cases; and
  • Unallocated –  0 cases, 0 deaths.

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Presh JM Reporter

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