As of today 19 April 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 567 513.
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 355 196. Of these 18 130 tests were completed since the last report.
Deaths and Recoveries
19 April 2021, 21 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 10, Free State 2, Gauteng 1, Kwa-Zulu Natal 1, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 4 which brings the total to 53 757 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 1 490 876, representing a recovery rate of 95%
“We send a word of appreciation to the 343 420 senior citizens who had already registered on the EVDS as at 18.00 this evening. We call on all South Africans to assist their friends, family and neighbours who are 60 years and older to register on the EVDS by accessing the portal online at vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za , said Dr Zweli Mkhize