Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde - 5 January

As of 1pm on 5 January, the Western Cape has 39 092 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 221 029 confirmed cases and 174 408 recoveries.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases

221 029

Total recoveries

174 408

Total deaths

7529

Total active cases (currently infected patients)

41 538

Total number of tests

1061364

Hospital admissions 3289 of which 345 are in ICU or high care
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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

 143238

 114448

Cape Winelands District Municipality

 26106

 19544

Central Karoo District Municipality

 1884

 1505

Garden Route District Municipality

28454

24526

Overberg District Municipality

 9531

 6702

West Coast District Municipality

 8370

6179

Unallocated

3419

1479

Total

221002

174383

 Sub Districts Cape Town Metro:

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Sub-districts

Cases

Recoveries

Western

22385

 17926

Southern

 23415

 17731

Klipfontein

 14035

 11557

Mitchells Plain

 14342

 111726

Tygerberg

 23094

 18393

Khayelitsha

10987

9643

Eastern

20597

16284

Northern

14383

11188

 Sub Districts Non-Metro:

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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

143238

114448

Cape Winelands District Municipality

26106

19544

Breede Valley

6741

4955

Drakenstein

7879

5874

Langeberg

3212

2381

Stellenbosch

4546

3557

Witzenberg

3728

2777

Central Karoo District Municipality

1884

1505

Beaufort West

1504

1227

Laingsburg

190

155

Prince Albert

190

123

Garden Route District Municipality

28454

24526

Bitou

2388

2024

George

10379

9134

Hessequa

1322

1059

Kannaland

557

426

Knysna

4327

3825

Mossel Bay

6273

5450

Oudtshoorn

3208

2608

Overberg District Municipality

9531

6702

Cape Agulhas

1178

831

Overstrand

3570

2564

Swellendam

1185

693

Theewaterskloof

3598

2614

West Coast District Municipality

8370

6179

Bergriver

964

668

Cederberg

403

276

Matzikama

1186

918

Saldanha Bay

2592

1969

Swartland

3225

2348

Unallocated

3419

1479

The Western Cape has recorded 193 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 7336.  We send our condolences to their loved ones at this time.

Additional data is available on the Western Cape COVID-19 data dashboard which also features active cases per sub-district, active cases per 100 000 and 7-day moving averages. Access the data dashboard here: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/covid-19-dashboard