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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 553 609 Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in South Africa

7 Apr 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 553 609.

Province

Total cases for 07 April 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

195543

12,6

Free State

83893

5,4

Gauteng

415902

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

334687

21,5

Limpopo

63299

4,1

Mpumalanga

75692

4,9

North West

64315

4,1

Northern Cape

36663

2,4

Western Cape

283615

18,3

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0

0,0

Total

1553609

100,0

Testing Data:

We have achieved a proud milestone of completing over 10 million tests with 10 020 025 tests con- ducted to date. Of these 24 594 tests were completed since the last report.

 

 

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 628 687

56%

15 247

62%

PUBLIC

4 391 338

44%

9 347

38%

Total

10 020 025

 

24 594

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 79 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 18, Gaut- eng 25, Kwa-Zulu Natal 25, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 6, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 4 which brings the total to 53 111 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 1 479 821, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11372

183 966

205

Free State

3694

78 634

1 565

Gauteng

10388

403 338

2 176

KwaZulu-Natal

10261

318 842

5 584

Limpopo

2241

60 807

251

Mpumalanga

1354

73 482

856

North West

1496

60 552

2 267

Northern Cape

825

33 022

2 816

Western Cape

11480

267 178

4 957

Total

53 111

1 479 821

20 677

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 278 909 as reported at 18:30 today.

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