The most up-to-date COVID-19 figures were launched. Per the Health Ministry, 3 751 new cases were known in South Africa. As of this day, the death toll stands at 45 605 with recoveries at 1 327 186.
COVID-19 update: 4 February 2021
Breakdown of new confirmed COVID-19 cases
As per Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s document, 3 751 confirmed cases were known in some unspecified time in the future of the previous 24 hours (4 058 new cases on 3 February). Sadly, we also misplaced 398 sufferers to COVID-19-related diseases.
As per the document: 44 sufferers from the Eastern Cape passed away, 12 from the Free Enlighten, 53 from Gauteng, 56 from KwaZulu-Natal, 11 from Limpopo, 42 from North West, 2 from Northern Cape and 45 from Western Cape.
At the time of publishing, the Health Ministry recorded 8 400 319 cumulative COVID-19 tests, of which 31 032 were done in some unspecified time in the future of the previous 24 hours: 16 167 at public facilities and 14 865 at non-public facilities.
Breakdown of new COVID-19 cases
New cases, deaths and recoveries by province
The confirmed COVID-19 cases per province is as follows:
|Province||Complete Cases in South Africa||Complete Deaths||Complete Recoveries||Active Cases currently|
|Eastern Cape||192 467||10 871||178 949||2 647|
|Free Enlighten||76 997||2 786||65 440||8 771|
|Gauteng||391 798||8 490||374 193||9 115|
|KwaZulu-Natal||318 797||8 925||267 856||42 016|
|Limpopo||58 958||1 422||54 011||3 525|
|Mpumalanga||66 350||1 018||48 960||7 943|
|North West||57 911||1 008||48 960||7 943|
|Northern Cape||32 302||597||28 163||3 542|
|Western Cape||271 187||10 488||248 068||12 631|
COVID-19 updates from South Africa
Goverment confirmed on 3 February that South Africa will procure 3.1 million vaccines from the COVAX facility this 300 and sixty five days. As reported by eTV news, virtually 3 million of the vaccines are from AstraZeneca.
Delivery of the important thing batch is anticipated from the finish of February. Besides, the AstraZeneca vaccine diminishes asymptomatic transmission, which is keen to within the slay trigger a plunge in areas with excessive uptake of the vaccine.
Researchers stumbled on that a single dose became once 76% effective in preventing virus signs after 22 days and for as much as 90 days, while it didn’t end asymptomatic sickness. This will likely factual be our designate out of lockdown…
COVID-19 updates from world huge
World: The World Federation of Red Low and Red Crescent Societies launched a conception to earn 500 million of us vaccinated, announcing that leaving the world’s poorest exposed to the virus would possibly per chance well well backfire spectacularly.
Iran: The first batch of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Iran, the Center East nation hardest hit by the pandemic, whose supreme chief has ruled out the notify of jabs made by Western international locations.
Germany: Health Minister Jens Spahn on Thursday 4 February advised coronavirus restrictions would possibly per chance well well be lifted sooner than spring, as case numbers within the nation continued to edge downwards.
Portugal: Portugal, hit by the world’s top per capita COVID-19 death charges and infections in some unspecified time in the future of the important thing few weeks of 2021 is now seeing a decline in cases, the health minister said Thursday.
At the time of publishing, COVID-19 is affecting 219 international locations and territories. The arena caseload stands at 105,251,076, with the death toll at 2,286,881 and recoveries at 76,906,711.
The US is the worst-affected with 463,796 deaths from 27,219,500 cases. After the US, the hardest-hit international locations are India with 154,841 deaths from 10,802,831 cases, and Brazil with 227,883 deaths from 9,354,609.
Russia has 75,205 deaths from 3,917,918 cases while the UK recorded 110,250 deaths from 3,892,459 cases. South Africa is currently 15th on the list, preceded by Poland, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Germany, Turkey, Italy, Spain, and France.