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

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The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa on 28 May 2021 is 1 659 070, with 4 515 new cases reported over the past 24 hours.

ProvinceTotal cases for 29 May 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape197 71011,9
Free State100 6766,1
Gauteng454 81527,4
KwaZulu-Natal339 67420,5
Limpopo65 3073,9
Mpumalanga82 2775,0
North West75 5724,6
Northern Cape49 6633,0
Western Cape293 37617,7
Unknown00.0
Total1 659 070100,0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 11 575 047. Of these 39 618 tests were conducted since the last report.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
PRIVATE6 517 45456%21 90955%
PUBLIC5 057 59344%17 70945%
Total11 575 047 39 618 

Deaths and Recoveries

In the last 24 hours, 70 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 3, Gauteng 26, KwaZulu-Natal 3, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 4, North West 0, Northern Cape 24 and West- ern Cape 10 which brings the total to 56 363 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 1 554 184 representing a recovery rate of 93, 7%.

ProvinceTotal DeathsTotal RecoveriesActive Cases
Eastern Cape11 657185 089964
Free State4 32188 5247 831
Gauteng11 190428 07915 546
KwaZulu-Natal10 509324 7364 429
Limpopo2 44662 162699
Mpumalanga1 44879 1381 691
North West1 88967 3866 297
Northern Cape1 10040 9597 604
Western Cape11 803278 1113 462
Total56 3631 554 18448 523

Vaccination Rollout:

VACCINATIONTOTAL
SISONKE479 768
PHASE TWO484 108
SISONKE & PFIZER963 876
  

The total vaccinated under the Sisonke Programme is 479 768. The total vaccinated in Phase Two as at midnight today is 484 108. These vaccinations were with the first dose of Pfizer vaccine. Total individuals vaccinated; Sisonke and Pfizer first dose is 963 876.

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