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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (20 APRIL 2021)

by centra

As of today 20 April 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 568 366.

ProvinceCases 20 April 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape19587812,5
Free State862025,5
Gauteng42006826,8
KwaZulu-Natal33585021,4
Limpopo636084,1
Mpumalanga771664,9
North West660234,2
Northern Cape381832,4
Western Cape28538818,2
Unknown00,0
Total1568366100,0

Testing Data:

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 379 089. Of these 23 893 tests were completed since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 822 18256%14 27760%
PUBLIC4 556 90744%9 61640%
Total10 379 089 23 893 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 130 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 11, Free State 7, Gauteng 11, Kwa- Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 3, North West 34, Northern Cape 13 and Western Cape 41. This which brings the total to 53 887 deaths. Some Provinces have been conducting data verification at facilities to ensure that all COVID-19 related deaths that were not reported are reported.

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 1 494 630, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11465184 212201
Free State379280 2052 205
Gauteng10536406 8282 704
KwaZulu-Natal10341319 9225 587
Limpopo225661 094258
Mpumalanga138874 924854
North West166661 7562 601
Northern Cape87133 9543 358
Western Cape11572271 7352 081
Total53 8871 494 63019 849

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