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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 691 491 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

5 Jun 2021

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 691 491.

Province

Total cases for 05 June 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

198599

11,7

Free State

103731

6,1

Gauteng

471613

27,9

KwaZulu-Natal

340856

20,2

Limpopo

66138

3,9

Mpumalanga

83763

5,0

North West

78402

4,6

Northern Cape

52409

3,1

Western Cape

295980

17,5

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1691491

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 11 840 773 with 40 460 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

6 673 324

56%

24 161

60%

PUBLIC

5 167 449

44%

16 299

40%

Total

11 840 773

 

40 460

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 97 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 21, Gauteng 41, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 0, Northern Cape 15 and Western Cape 12 which brings the total to 56 929 deaths.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 1 574 223, representing a recovery rate of 93,2%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11672

185 617

1 310

Free State

4436

90 416

8 879

Gauteng

11404

438 701

21 508

KwaZulu-Natal

10533

325 295

5 028

Limpopo

2472

62 578

1 088

Mpumalanga

1459

80 147

2 157

North West

1949

69 342

7 111

Northern Cape

1147

42 314

8 948

Western Cape

11857

279 813

4 310

Total

56 929

1 574 223

60 339

Vaccination Rollout

The daily report is on https://sacoronavirus.co.za/latest-vaccine-statistics/

The updated list of sites that are reporting vaccinations to the EVDS can be found at the following link: https://sacoronavirus.co.za/active-vaccination-sites/

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