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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (17 APRIL 2021)

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As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 565 680.

ProvinceTotal cases for 17 April 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape195 83212,5
Free State85 7275,5
Gauteng419 30526,8
KwaZulu-Natal335 68621,4
Limpopo63 5674,1
Mpumalanga76 9274,9
North West65 7464,2
Northern Cape37 7792,4
Western Cape285 11118,2
Unknown00,0
Total1 565 680100,0

Testing Data:

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 305 641. Of these 14 377 tests were completed since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 795 58956%9 00363%
PUBLIC4 510 05244%5 37437%
Total10 305 641 14 377 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 48 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 8, Gauteng 13, KwaZulu-Natal 16, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 10 and Western Cape 0 which brings the total to 53 711 deaths. “We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased, said Dr Zweli Mkhize”.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 489 457, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotalRecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 438184 135259
Free State3 77579 9262 026
Gauteng10 520405 7803 005
KwaZulu-Natal10 334319 8645 488
Limpopo2 25161 009307
Mpumalanga1 37974 5401 008
North West1 63261 7562 358
Northern Cape85833 7703 151
Western Cape11 524268 6774 910
Total53 7111 489 45722 512

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