LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (20 APR 2021)

Media Statement

20 April 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 568 366.

Province Cases 20 April 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 195878 12,5
Free State 86202 5,5
Gauteng 420068 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 335850 21,4
Limpopo 63608 4,1
Mpumalanga 77166 4,9
North West 66023 4,2
Northern Cape 38183 2,4
Western Cape 285388 18,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1568366 100,0

 

 

Testing Data:

 

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 379 089. Of these 23 893 tests were completed since the last report.

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 822 182 56% 14 277 60%
PUBLIC 4 556 907 44% 9 616 40%
Total 10 379 089   23 893  

 

Deaths and Recoveries

 

Today, 130 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 11, Free State 7, Gauteng 11, Kwa- Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 3, North West 34, Northern Cape 13 and Western Cape 41. This which brings the total to 53 887 deaths. Some Provinces have been conducting data verification at facilities to ensure that all COVID-19 related deaths that were not reported are reported.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 494 630, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11465 184 212 201
Free State 3792 80 205 2 205
Gauteng 10536 406 828 2 704
KwaZulu-Natal 10341 319 922 5 587
Limpopo 2256 61 094 258
Mpumalanga 1388 74 924 854
North West 1666 61 756 2 601
Northern Cape 871 33 954 3 358
Western Cape 11572 271 735 2 081
Total 53 887 1 494 630 19 849

 

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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