Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 21 343 Coronavirus COVID-19

23 May 2020

As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 21 343 .

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 22 May 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

2569

12

Free State

196

1

Gauteng

2633

12

KwaZulu-Natal

1777

8

Limpopo

124

1

Mpumalanga

97

0

North West

81

0

Northern Cape

40

0

Western Cape

13826

65

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

21343

100,0

Testing Data

A total of 564 370 tests have been conducted with 21 338 done in the last 24 hour cycle.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

Private

276 537

49%

10 429

49%

Public

287 833

51%

10 909

51%

Grand Total

564 370

 

21 338

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably we report a further 10 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 407

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

58

1036

Free State

6

121

Gauteng

29

1776

KwaZulu Natal

48

880

Limpopo

3

51

Mpumalanga

0

58

North West

1

29

Northern Cape

1

27

Western Cape

261

6126

Total

407

10104

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