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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 549 451 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

1 Apr 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 549 451.

Province

Total cases for 01 April 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

195463

12,6

Free State

83383

5,4

Gauteng

414623

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

334238

21,6

Limpopo

63217

4,1

Mpumalanga

75183

4,9

North West

63953

4,1

Northern Cape

36348

2,3

Western Cape

283043

18,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1549451

100,0

Testing Data:

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 912 073 with 32 725 tests completed since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 567 007

56%

18 197

56%

PUBLIC

4 345 066

44%

14 528

44%

Total

9 912 073

 

32 725

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 51 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 0, Gauteng 13, Kwa-Zulu Natal 3, Limpopo 25, Mpumalanga 1, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 6, which brings the total to 52 897 deaths.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 474 826, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11362

183 897

204

Free State

3648

78 162

1 573

Gauteng

10331

401 584

2 708

KwaZulu-Natal

10202

318 417

5 619

Limpopo

2241

60 655

321

Mpumalanga

1347

72 668

1 168

North West

1478

60 224

2 251

Northern Cape

824

32 852

2 672

Western Cape

11464

266 367

5 212

Total

52 897

1 474 826

21 728

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 269 102 as at 18.30,  1 April 2021

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