Gauteng Covid-19 cases climb to 26 156

The number of confirmed cases increased by 2 115 since Tuesday.

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Gauteng stood at 26 156 with 6 627 recoveries and 147 deaths on Wednesday, according to a statement published by the Department of Health on Thursday.

The department said out of 24 905 contacts traced (individuals who were in contact with a person who tested positive for Covid-19), 16 527 people have completed the 14 days monitoring period with no symptoms reported and were de-isolated.

The department said 1 045 people were currently hospitalised in public and private facilities.

Breakdown per district of cases and recoveries:

  • Johannesburg: 12 892 cases and 3 670 recoveries
  • Ekurhuleni: 5 377 cases and 1 335 recoveries
  • Tshwane: 4 059 cases and 972 recoveries
  • Sedibeng: 861 cases and 110 recoveries
  • West Rand: 1 758 cases and 540 recoveries

Sub-district totals:

City of Tshwane 4 059 cases breakdown:

  • City of Tshwane 1: Ga-Rankuwa, Mabopane, Winterveldt, Soshanguve, Rosslyn, Karenpark, Wonderboom, Akasia, Nina Park, Orchards, Amandasig, Theresa Park, Pretoria North (738)
  • City of Tshwane 2: Hammanskraal, Temba, Suurman, Dilopye, Stinkwater, Ramotse, New Eersterus, Kameeldrift, Pyramid/Rooiwal, Doornpoort, Kekana Gardens, KekansStad, Marokolong, Randstown, Kanana (195)
  • City of Tshwane 3: Atteridgeville, Laudium, Pretoria CBD, Hercules, Danville, Saulsville, Lotus, Pretoria West (1 341)
  • City of Tshwane 4: Lyttelton, Eldoraigne, Waterkloof, Olievenhoutbosch, Rooihuiskraal, Silverton, Centurion, Brooklyn, Hatfield (889)
  • City of Tshwane 5: East Lynne, Rayton, Cullinan, Dewagensdrift, Refilwe, Silverton, Onverwacht (69)
  • City of Tshwane 6: Eersterus, Lethabong, Mamelodi, Silverlakes, Garsfontein, Lynnwood, Queenswood, Wilgers, Watloo, Equestria, Mooikloof, Brummeria (686)
  • City of Tshwane 7: Ekangala, Sokhulumi, Dark City, Zithobeni, Bronkhorstspruit, Kanana, Rethabiseng (63)
  • In Tshwane district, the department reported 78  unallocated cases.

City of Johannesburg 12 892 cases breakdown:

  • City of Johannesburg A: Diepsloot, Kya Sands, Dainfern, Midrand, Lanseria, Fourways, Ivory Park (1 095)
  • City of Johannesburg B: Randburg, Rosebank, Emmarentia, Greenside, Melville, Mayfair, Northcliff, Parktown, Parktown North (1 535)
  • City of Johannesburg C: Roodepoort, Constantia Kloof, Northgate, Florida, Bram Fisherville (1 544)
  • City of Johannesburg D: Doornkop, Soweto, Dobsonville, Protea Glen (2 317)
  • City of Johannesburg E: Alexandra, Wynberg, Sandton, Orange Grove, Houghton (1 939)
  • City of Johannesburg F: Inner City, Johannesburg South (3 091)
  • City of Johannesburg G: Orange Farm, Weilers Farm, Ennerdale, Lenasia, Eldorado Park, Protea South (1 026)
  • The department indicated there were 345 unallocated cases within the district.

Ekurhuleni 5 377 cases breakdown:

  • Ekurhuleni East 1: Etwatwa, Daveyton, Brakpan, Tsakane (492)
  • Ekurhuleni East 2: Springs, Kwa-Thema, Duduza, Nigel (417)
  • Ekurhuleni North 1: Birchleigh, Birchleigh North, Bonaero Park, Crystal Park, Erin, Ethafeni, Kempton Park, Olifantsfontein, Tembisa, Winnie Mandela (1 133)
  • Ekurhuleni North 2: Bedfordview, Benoni, Boksburg, Chief Albert Luthuli, Dan Kubheka, Edenvale, Endayeni, Esangweni, Itireleng, Kemston, Lethabong, Ramaphosa, Reiger Park, Van Dyk Park (1 536)
  • Ekurhuleni South 1: Alberton, Brackenhurst, Eden Park, Primrose, Germiston, Leondale, Dawn Park,Tswelopele, Vosloorus, Villa Liza (1 271)
  • Ekurhuleni South 2: Thokoza, Greenfields, Katlehong, Moleleki, Zonkizizwe, Palm Ridge, Moleleki,Tsietsi Sunrise View, Tamaho, Khumalo, Motsamai (500)
  • The district had 28  unallocated cases.

Sedibeng district 861 cases breakdown:

  • Lesedi i 615 cases
  • Midvaal 78 cases
  • And 43 unallocated cases.

West Rand district 1 758 cases breakdown:

  • Mogale City: 780  cases
  • Rand West City: 360 cases
  • Merafong City: 527 cases
  • And 91  unallocated cases.

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