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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 577 200 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

27 Apr 2021

As if today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 577 200.

Province

Total cases for 27 April 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

196000

12,4

Free State

88006

5,6

Gauteng

422366

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

336381

21,3

Limpopo

63818

4,0

Mpumalanga

77831

4,9

North West

67090

4,3

Northern Cape

39451

2,5

Western Cape

286257

18,1

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1577200

100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 567 593. Of these 21 776 tests were conducted since the last report

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 926 888

56%

13 672

63%

PUBLIC

4 640 705

44%

8 104

37%

Total

10 567 593

 

21 776

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 51 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 6, Free State 3, Gauteng 20, Kwa-Zulu Natal 9, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 11- which brings the total to 54 237 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 1 502 986, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11528

184 265

207

Free State

3839

81 327

2 840

Gauteng

10627

409 068

2 671

KwaZulu-Natal

10379

320 835

5 167

Limpopo

2266

61 248

304

Mpumalanga

1393

75 684

754

North West

1706

62 517

2 867

Northern Cape

886

35 289

3 276

Western Cape

11613

272 753

1 891

Total

54 237

1 502 986

19 977

 

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