Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 19 137 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

21 May 2020

As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 19 137.

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 21 May 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

2324

12,1

Free State

184

1,0

Gauteng

2453

12,8

KwaZulu-Natal

1693

8,8

Limpopo

121

0,6

Mpumalanga

95

0,5

North West

77

0,4

Northern Cape

37

0,2

Western Cape

12153

63,5

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

19137

100,0

Testing Data

A total of 525 433 tests have been conducted to date with 18 572 tests done in the past 24 hours

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

Private

257 003

49%

11 371

61%

Public

268 430

51%

7 201

39%

Grand Total

525 433

 

18 572

 

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 30 more COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 369

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients.

The provincial breakdown is as follows: 

Province

Deaths

Eastern Cape

50

Free State

6

Gauteng

27

KwaZulu Natal

46

Limpopo

3

Mpumalanga

0

North West

1

Northern Cape

1

Western Cape

235

Total

369

 

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