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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (05 May 2021)

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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (05 May 2021)

As of the 05th of May 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 588 221.

ProvinceTotal cases for 05 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape196 17412,4
Free State90 3205,7
Gauteng425 69226,8
KwaZulu-Natal336 93721,2
Limpopo64 0154,0
Mpumalanga78 5694,9
North West68 2614,3
Northern Cape40 8872,6
Western Cape287 36618,1
Unknown00,0
Total1 588 221100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 773 227. Of these 33 414 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE6 039 37256%21 33164%
PUBLIC4 733 85544%12 08336%
Total10 773 227 33 414 

Deaths and Recoveries

46 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 4, Free State 1, Gauteng 19, KwaZulu-Natal 2, Limpopo 18, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 0 which brings the total to 54 557 deaths. We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients, said Dr Zweli Mkhize

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 510 385, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 581184 412181
Free State3 89082 6703 760
Gauteng10 711411 4153 566
KwaZulu-Natal10 410321 1155 412
Limpopo2 31061 424281
Mpumalanga1 39776 375797
North West1 72563 1363 400
Northern Cape90336 0103 974
Western Cape11 630273 8281 908
Total54 5571 510 38523 279

Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 353 181.

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