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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 581 210 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

30 Apr 2021

As if today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 581 210.

Province

Total cases for 30 April 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

196070

12,4

Free State

88840

5,6

Gauteng

423545

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

336584

21,3

Limpopo

63887

4,0

Mpumalanga

78130

4,9

North West

67522

4,3

Northern Cape

39937

2,5

Western Cape

286695

18,1

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1581210

100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 654 870. Of these 29 840 tests were conducted since the last report

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 972 441

56%

17 892

60%

PUBLIC

4 682 429

44%

11 948

40%

Total

10 654 870

 

29 840

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 19 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 1, Gauteng 7, Kwa-Zulu Natal 4, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 1 which brings the total to 54 350 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 1 505 620, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11555

184 346

169

Free State

3855

81 715

3 270

Gauteng

10652

409 837

3 056

KwaZulu-Natal

10386

320 905

5 293

Limpopo

2266

61 331

290

Mpumalanga

1396

75 951

783

North West

1725

62 694

3 103

Northern Cape

894

35 587

3 456

Western Cape

11621

273 254

1 820

Total

54 350

1 505 620

21 240

Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 317 656.

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