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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (26 May 2021)

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The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa on 26 May 2021 is 1 645 555, with 4 623 new cases reported over the past 24 hours.

ProvinceTotal cases for 26 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape197 33312.0
Free State98 9346.0
Gauteng448 36627.2
KwaZulu-Natal339 24120.6
Limpopo65 0084.0
Mpumalanga81 5865.0
North West74 2434.5
Northern Cape48 6163.0
Western Cape292 22817.8
Unknown00.0
Total1 645 555100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 11 452 185. Of these 45 877 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE6 449 92156%26 78558%
PUBLIC5 002 26444%19 09242%
Total11 452 185 45 877 

Deaths and Recoveries

102 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 4, Free State 6, Gauteng 24, KwaZulu-Natal 4, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 4, North West 45, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 9 which brings the total to 56 077 deaths. “We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients”, said Dr. Zwelini Mkhize.

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 546 583 representing a recovery rate of 94, 0%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 656185 011666
Free State4 26387 4917 180
Gauteng11 099424 43312 834
KwaZulu-Natal10 497324 5514 193
Limpopo2 41561 977616
Mpumalanga1 43878 6131 535
North West1 88967 0395 315
Northern Cape1 04640 1977 373
Western Cape11 774277 2713 183
Total56 0771 546 58342 895

Vaccination Rollout:

The total vaccinated under the Sisonke Programme is 479 768. These vaccinations were with the one- dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine and are therefore completed vaccinations. As we indicated, the teams undertook data verification processes over the weekend in preparation for the finalization of a public facing live dashboard. The number reflected today is a result of this process, which removed duplications and vaccinations assigned incorrectly to Sisonke.

The total vaccinated in Phase Two as at midnight today is 282 135. These vaccinations were with the first dose of Pfizer vaccine.

Total individuals vaccinated; Sisonke and Pfizer first dose is 761 903.

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