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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (18 APRIL 2021)

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As of Sunday 18 April 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 566 769.

ProvinceTotal cases for 18 April 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape195 85012,5
Free State85 8885,5
Gauteng419 59126,8
KwaZulu-Natal335 74321,4
Limpopo63 5884,1
Mpumalanga77 0504,9
North West65 8734,2
Northern Cape37 9392,4
Western Cape285 24718,2
Unknown00,0
Total1 566 769100,0

Testing Data:

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 337 066. Of these 31 425 tests were completed since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 808 26356%12 67440%
PUBLIC4 528 80344%18 75160%
Total10 337 066 31 425 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 25 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 6, Free State 8, Gauteng 4, KwaZulu-Natal 1, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 3  which brings the total to 53 736 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 1 490 143, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 444184 141265
Free State3 78379 9672 138
Gauteng10 524406 1852 882
KwaZulu-Natal10 335319 8645 544
Limpopo2 25161 035302
Mpumalanga1 38274 672996
North West1 63261 7562 485
Northern Cape85833 7763 305
Western Cape11 527268 7474 973
Total53 7361 490 14322 890

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