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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (16 APRIL 2021)

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As of today 16 April 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 564 355.

ProvinceTotal cases for 16 April 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape195 79512,5
Free State85 4965,5
Gauteng418 96226,8
KwaZulu-Natal335 57921,5
Limpopo63 5444,1
Mpumalanga76 7924,9
North West65 5894,2
Northern Cape37 6532,4
Western Cape284 94518,2
Unknown00,0
Total1 564 355100,0

Testing Data:

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 291 264. Of these 31 600 tests were completed since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 786 58656%16 84653%
PUBLIC4 504 67844%14 75447%
Total10 291 264 31 600 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 92 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 14, Free State 3, Gauteng 12, KwaZulu-Natal 3, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 2, North West 52, Northern Cape 5 and Western Cape 1  which brings the total to 53 663 deaths. We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased, said Minister Zweli Mkhize.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 488 572, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 437184 115243
Free State3 76779 8191 910
Gauteng10 507405 3323 123
KwaZulu-Natal10 318319 8525 409
Limpopo2 25161 009284
Mpumalanga1 37974 3081 105
North West1 63261 7562 201
Northern Cape84833 7653 040
Western Cape11 524268 6164 805
Total53 6631 488 57222 120

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