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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 576 320 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

26 Apr 2021

As if today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 576 320.

Province

Total cases for 26 April 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

195981

12,4

Free State

87824

5,6

Gauteng

422147

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

336322

21,3

Limpopo

63800

4,0

Mpumalanga

77736

4,9

North West

66962

4,2

Northern Cape

39393

2,5

Western Cape

286155

18,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1576320

100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 545 817. Of these 14 838 tests were conducted since the last report

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 913 216

56%

7 859

53%

PUBLIC

4 632 601

44%

6 979

47%

Total

10 545 817

 

14 838

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 38 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 5, Free State 5, Gauteng 3, Kwa-Zulu Natal 1, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 17, which brings the total to 54 186 deaths.

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

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 501 880, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11522

184 265

194

Free State

3836

80 993

2 995

Gauteng

10607

408 723

2 817

KwaZulu-Natal

10370

320 835

5 117

Limpopo

2266

61 241

293

Mpumalanga

1393

75 571

772

North West

1706

62 517

2 739

Northern Cape

884

35 195

3 314

Western Cape

11602

272 540

2 013

Total

54 186

1 501 880

20 254

 

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