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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (15 May 2021)

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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (15 May 2021)

As of the 16th of May 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 611 143.

ProvinceTotal cases for 15 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape196 55412,2
Free State94 2745,9
Gauteng433 81926,9
KwaZulu-Natal337 92321,0
Limpopo64 4144,0
Mpumalanga79 8085,0
North West70 7494,4
Northern Cape44 0312,7
Western Cape289 57118,0
Unknown00,0
Total1 611 143100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 11 087 505. Of these 34 512 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE6 231 26556%20 40959%
PUBLIC4 856 24044%14 10341%
Total11 087 505 34 512 

Deaths and Recoveries

59 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 5, Gauteng 20, KwaZulu-Natal 8, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 2, North West 0, Northern Cape 18 and Western Cape 6 which brings the total to 55 183  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. Zwelini Mkhize .

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 523 243 representing a recovery rate of 94,5%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 615184 612327
Free State4 01684 9535 305
Gauteng10 865415 3757 579
KwaZulu-Natal10 454321 7775 692
Limpopo2 33661 662416
Mpumalanga1 41577 2841 109
North West1 79864 4894 462
Northern Cape97837 4915 562
Western Cape11 706275 6002 265
Total55 1831 523 24332 717

Vaccination Rollout

The number of vaccinations completed under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 478 452.

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