Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total 20 125 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

22 May 2020

As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 20 125 .

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 22 May 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

2459

12,2

Free State

185

0,9

Gauteng

2521

12,5

KwaZulu-Natal

1735

8,6

Limpopo

120

0,6

Mpumalanga

98

0,5

North West

80

0,4

Northern Cape

39

0,2

Western Cape

12888

64,0

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

20 125

100,0

Testing Data

A total of 543 032 tests have been conducted with 17 599 done in the last 24 hour cycle.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

Private

266 108

49%

9 105

52%

Public

276 924

51%

8 494

48%

Grand Total

543 032

 

17 599

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably we report a further 28 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 397

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who cared for the deceased

The total number of recoveries to date is 10 104.

Provincial Breakdown:

Province

Deaths

Recoveries

Eastern Cape

53

1036

Free State

6

121

Gauteng

29

1776

KwaZulu Natal

47

880

Limpopo

3

51

Mpumalanga

0

58

North West

1

29

Northern Cape

1

27

Western Cape

257

6126

Total

397

10104

 

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