The Western Cape has recorded an additional 45 deaths due to the coronavirus. This brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 2014. Saturday [July 4] also marks the 100th day since South Africa went into lockdown to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.

“We send our condolences to their loved ones at this time,” said Premier Alan Winde.

As of 1pm on July 4, the Western Cape also has 15 957 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 67 351 confirmed cases and 49 362 recoveries.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 67351
Total recoveries: 49 362
Total deaths: 2014
Total active cases (currently infected patients): 15 975
Tests conducted: 320 047
Hospitalisations: 1887 with 328 in ICU or high care

“As the province moves closer to the peak and the Department of Health is recording over 1000 new cases daily, it is not possible to check and verify that the address data supplied for each new case is correct, within the time frames required to provide regular and timely updates. This means that in some instances, cases could be allocated to the wrong sub-districts. We are working with the sub-districts to clean and verify the data and where errors are picked up locally, cases will be re-allocated to the correct areas,” said Winde.

More data is available here: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/covid-19-dashboard

Details of what the Western Cape has done to prepare over the past 100 days can be found here: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/news/statement-premier-alan-winde-100-days-lockdown-how-western-cape-has-responded

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