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

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The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa on 28 May 2021 is 1 645 551, with 4 576 new cases reported over the past 24 hours.

ProvinceTotal cases for 28 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape197 58811.0
Free State100 1356.1
Gauteng452 59027.4
KwaZulu-Natal339 53620.5
Limpopo65 1883.9
Mpumalanga82 0575.0
North West75 1024.5
Northern Cape49 3633.0
Western Cape292 99217.7
Unknown00.0
Total1 654 551100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 11535 429. Of these 39 802 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE6 495 54556%22 03355%
PUBLIC5 039 88444%17 76945%
Total11 535 429 39 802 

Deaths and Recoveries

In the last 24 hours, 123 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 38, Gauteng 23, KwaZulu-Natal 6, Limpopo 16, Mpumalanga 6, North West 0, Northern Cape 30 and Western Cape 4 which brings the total to 56 293 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 1 551 520 representing a recovery rate of 93, 8%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 657185 089842
Free State4 31888 0697 748
Gauteng11 164426 52514 901
KwaZulu-Natal10 506324 6914 339
Limpopo2 44662 093649
Mpumalanga1 44478 9111 702
North West1 88967 3865 827
Northern Cape1 07640 8757 412
Western Cape11 793277 8813 318
Total56 2931 551 52046 738

Vaccination Rollout:

The total vaccinated under the Sisonke Programme is 479 768. The total vaccinated in Phase Two as at midnight today is 418 187 . These vaccinations were with the first dose of Pfizer vaccine.

Total individuals vaccinated; Sisonke and Pfizer first dose is 898 955.

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