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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 696 564 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

6 Jun 2021

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 696 564.

Province

Total cases for 06 June 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

198695

11,7

Free State

104073

6,1

Gauteng

474484

28,0

KwaZulu-Natal

341023

20,1

Limpopo

66286

3,9

Mpumalanga

83933

4,9

North West

78836

4,6

Northern Cape

52832

3,1

Western Cape

296402

17,5

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1696564

100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 11 876 594 with 35 821 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

6 694 042

56%

20 718

58%

PUBLIC

5 182 552

44%

15 103

42%

Total

11 876 594

 

35 821

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 45 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 16, Gauteng 7, Kwa-Zulu Natal 1, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 15 and Western Cape 6 which brings the total to 56 974 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 1 578 033, representing a recovery rate of 93,0%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11672

185 880

1 143

Free State

4452

90 502

9 119

Gauteng

11411

441 008

22 065

KwaZulu-Natal

10534

325 295

5 194

Limpopo

2472

62 703

1 111

Mpumalanga

1459

80 596

1 878

North West

1949

69 693

7 194

Northern Cape

1162

42 421

9 249

Western Cape

11863

279 935

4 604

Total

56 974

1 578 033

61 557

Vaccination Rollout

The daily report can also be found 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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