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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (29 APRIL 2021)

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As if today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 579 536.

ProvinceTotal cases for 29 April 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape19605012,4
Free State885075,6
Gauteng42299926,8
KwaZulu-Natal33651321,3
Limpopo638584,0
Mpumalanga780114,9
North West673484,3
Northern Cape397432,5
Western Cape28650718,1
Unknown00,0
Total1579536100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 625 030. Of these 23 137 tests were conducted since the last report

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE5 954 54956%13 35058%
PUBLIC4 670 48144%9 78742%
Total10 625 030 23 137 

Deaths and Recoveries

 46 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 13, Free State 11, Gauteng 14, Kwa-Zulu Natal 2, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape

3, which brings the total to 54 331 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 1 504 426, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11552184 324174
Free State385481 5433 110
Gauteng10645409 3622 992
KwaZulu-Natal10382320 9045 227
Limpopo226661 301291
Mpumalanga139375 775843
North West172562 6942 929
Northern Cape89435 4313 418
Western Cape11620273 0921 795
Total54 3311 504 42620 779

Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 307 591.

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