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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 May 2021)

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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 May 2021)

As of 02 May 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 584 064.

ProvinceTotal cases for 02 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape19610912,4
Free State894555,6
Gauteng42432626,8
KwaZulu-Natal33673221,3
Limpopo639504,0
Mpumalanga783304,9
North West678294,3
Northern Cape403452,5
Western Cape28698818,1
Unknown00,0
Total1584064100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 699 021. Of these 16 194 tests were conducted since the last report

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 993 30256%7 49046%
PUBLIC4 705 71944%8 70454%
Total10 699 021 16 194 


Deaths and Recoveries

11 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 5, Gauteng 1, Kwa-Zulu Natal 0, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 3 which brings the total to 54 417 deaths. We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients. The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 507 778, representing a recovery rate of 95%, said Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11568184 356185
Free State388082 0613 514
Gauteng10664410 5733 089
KwaZulu-Natal10388321 0135 331
Limpopo227261 370308
Mpumalanga139676 177757
North West172563 1362 968
Northern Cape89835 6123 835
Western Cape11626273 4801 882
Total54 4171 507 77821 869


Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date remains 318 670.

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