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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (28 APRIL 2021)

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As of 28 April 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 578 450.

ProvinceTotal cases for 28 April 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape196 03112,4
Free State88 2665,6
Gauteng422 72026,8
KwaZulu-Natal336 44221,3
Limpopo63 8454,0
Mpumalanga77 9194,9
North West67 2084,3
Northern Cape39 6072,5
Western Cape286 41218,1
Unknown00,0
Total1 578 450100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 590 107. Of these 22 514 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 941 18056%14 29263%
PUBLIC4 648 92744%8 22237%
Total10 590 107 22 514 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 48 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 11, Free State 4, Gauteng 4, KwaZulu-Natal 1, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 19, Northern Cape 5 and Western Cape 4 which brings the total to 54 285 deathsWe 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 1 503 611, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 539184 323169
Free State3 84381 3413 082
Gauteng10 631409 2312 858
KwaZulu-Natal10 380320 8355 227
Limpopo2 26661 256323
Mpumalanga1 39375 740786
North West1 72562 6942 789
Northern Cape89135 2893 427
Western Cape11 617272 9021 893
Total54 2851 503 61120 554

Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 298 153. Our last recorded cumulative vaccinations were 292 623 on 13 April 2021.

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