The Department of Health released provincial Covid-19 information on Friday the 28th of January 2022.It was noted that South Africa now has a total of 67 178 active cases . One may be wondering which province has the highest number of active cases in South Africa . If you thought that the province with the highest number of new daily infections was the one that would be having the highest number of active cases , then you are wrong . The province that recorded the highest number of new cases was Gauteng with 1 218 cases .
However , a different story was told in regard to the province with the highest number of daily cases . Kwa-Zulu Natal is the province that has the highest number of active Covid-19 cases . It has a total of 29 997 active cases .Gauteng province does not take the second spot when it comes to the active number of active cases either . This is because Eastern Cape is the province with the highest number of active cases . Eastern Cape has 11 641 active cases , while Gauteng province has 8 409 active cases , to take the third position .
Mpumalanga is the province that has the lowest number of active cases in South Africa . If you did not know , Mpumalanga has a total of 2 656 active cases and it is the lowest number .When information on the province with regard to the highest number of positively identified cases since 2020 , there is a different story . This is because Gauteng is the province that has recorded the highest number of positively identified Covid-19 cases . This is because the total number of positive cases is highest in Gauteng with 1 165 900 .
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