Covid-19 In Gauteng: Soweto Has The Highest Number Of Infections With 10,000

Statistics revealed by the Gauteng Department of Health on Tuesday show that by Monday, July 13, Soweto recorded 10 483 infections and 5 030 recoveries while active cases are at 5 453.
It was followed by Johannesburg Central and some parts of Johannesburg South with 8 993 infections, 4 494 recoveries, making active cases stand at 4 499.
The third highest infections were recorded in Alexandra, Wynberg, Sandton, Orange Grove, Houghton at 7 521. Of that number, 2 747 people had recovered and active cases stood at 4 774.
In total, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Gauteng as of Monday, July 13 stood at  103 713 with 36 146 recoveries and 644 deaths. Currently,  5 585 people are in hospital.
The department also tracked down 44 099  people who had come into contact with infected people. They were put into 14-day isolation and 27 251  of them have been discharged as they did not report any symptoms of the virus.

There are 3 590 confirmed Covid-19 cases that the department has yet to allocate to the province’s districts.GAUTENG BREAKDOWN

Total CasesTotal DeathsRecoveriesActive
Gauteng103 71364436 14667 567
Johannesburg46 88225320 58526 297
Ekurhuleni23 218161831114 907
Tshwane17 695104423513 460
West Rand 69036218995004


Note: Active cases are estimated for sub-districts as the department does not disclose deaths at this level.

City of Johannesburg: 67 567 active cases 

Region A: Diepsloot, Kya Sands, Dainfern, Midrand, Lanseria, Fourways, Ivory Park – 2 812  estimated active cases

Region B: Randburg, Rosebank, Emmarentia, Greenside, Melville, Mayfair, Northcliff, Parktown, Parktown North – 2 769 estimated active cases

Region C: Roodepoort, Constantia Kloof, Northgate, Florida, Bram Fishersville –  3 745 estimated active cases

Region D: Doornkop, Soweto, Dobsonville, Protea Glen – 5 453 estimated active cases

Regions E: Alexandra, Wynberg, Sandton, Orange Grove, Houghton – 4 774 estimated active cases

Region F: Inner City, Joburg South – 4 499 estimated active cases

Region G:  Orange Farm, Weilers Farm, Ennerdale, Lenasia, Eldorado Park, Protea South – 1 974 estimated active cases

Unallocated in Joburg: 271

City of Tshwane: 13 460 active cases

Region 1: Ga-Rankuwa, Mabopane, Winterveldt, Soshanguve, Rosslyn, Karenpark, Wonderboom, Akasia, Nina Park, Orchads, Amandasig, Thereza Park, Pretoria North  –  2 763 estimated active cases

Region 2: Hammanskraal, Temba, Suurman, Dilopye, Stinkwater, Ramotse, New Eesterus, Kameeldrit, Pyramid/Rooiwal, Doornpoort, Kekana Gardens, KekansStad, Marokolong, Randstown, Kanana – 868 estimated active cases

Region 3: Atteridgeville, Laudium, Pretoria CBD, Hercules, Danville, Saulsville, Lotus, Pretoria West – 3 947 estimated active cases

Region 4: Lyttelton, Eldoraigne, Waterkloof, Olievenhoutbosch, Rooihuiskraal, Lyttelton, Silverton, Centurion, Brooklyn, Hatfield – 2 645 estimated active cases

Region 5: East Lynne, Rayton, Cullinan, Dewagensdrift, Refilwe, Silverton, Onverwacht – 236 estimated active cases

Region 6: Eesterus, Lethabong, Mamelodi, Silverlakes, Garsfontein, Lynnwood, Queenswood, Wilgers, Watloo, Equestria, Mooikloof, Brummeria – 2 651 estimated active cases

Region 7: Ekangala, Sokhulumi, Dark City, Zithobeni, Bronkhorstspruit, Kanana, Rethabiseng – 274 estimated active cases

Unallocated Tshwane cases: 76

Ekurhuleni: 14 907  active cases

Ekurhuleni East 1: Etwatwa, Daveyton, Brakpan, Tsakane – 2 011 estimated active cases

Ekurhuleni East 2: Springs, Kwa-Thema, Duduza, Nigel – 1 631 estimated active cases

Ekurhuleni North1: Birchleigh, Birchleigh North, Bonaero Park, Crystal Park, Erin, Ethafeni, Kempton Park, Olifantsfontein, Tembisa, Winnie Mandela – 2 829 estimated active cases

Ekurhuleni North 2: Bedfordview, Benoni Boksburg, Chief Albert Luthuli, Dan Kubheka, Edenvale, Endayeni, Esangweni, Itireleng, Kemston, Lethabong, Ramaphosa, Reiger Park, Van Dyk Park – 3 383  estimated active cases

Ekurhuleni South 1: Alberton, Brackenhurst, Eden Park, Primrose, Germiston, Leondale, Dawn Park,Tswelopele, Vosloorus, Villa Liza – 3 578 estimated active cases

Ekurhuleni South 2: Thokoza, Greenfields, Katlehong, Moleleki, Zonkizizwe, Palm Ridge, Moleleki, Tsietsi Sunrise View, Tamaho, Khumalo, Motsamai – 1 463 estimated active cases

Unallocated Ekurhuleni cases: 12

West Rand 5 004 active cases

Sedibeng 4 309 active cases 


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