LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (21 MAY 2021)

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 628 335.

Province Total cases for 21 May 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 196934 12,1
Free State 96732 5,9
Gauteng 440849 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 338585 20,8
Limpopo 64709 4,0
Mpumalanga 80744 5,0
North West 72445 4,4
Northern Cape 46416 2,9
Western Cape 290921 17,9
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1628335 100,0

 

Tes;ng Data

 

The number of tests conducted to date is 11 281 820. Of these 34 903 tests were conducted since the last report

 

 

 

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 6 354 429 56% 22 046 63%
PUBLIC 4 927 391 44% 12 857 37%
Total 11 281 820 34 903

 

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 151 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 6, Free State 72, Gauteng 20, Kwa-Zulu Natal 2, Limpopo 17, Mpumalanga 4, North West 0, Northern Cape 15 and Western Cape 15 which brings the total to 55 719 deaths. Provinces are continuing with their COVID-19 mortality audits.

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

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 534 350 representing a recovery rate of 94,2%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11641 184 795 498
Free State 4182 85 771 6 779
Gauteng 10985 419 147 10 717
KwaZulu-Natal 10476 323 721 4 388
Limpopo 2397 61 820 492
Mpumalanga 1428 77 934 1 382
North West 1844 65 885 4 716
Northern Cape 1021 38 315 7 080
Western Cape 11745 276 962 2 214
Total 55 719 1 534 350 38 266

 

Vaccination Rollout:

The total vaccinated under the Sisonke Programme is 480 665. These vaccinations were with the one-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine and are therefore completed vaccinations.

The total vaccinated in Phase Two as at 18.30 today is 161 717. These vaccinations were with the first dose of Pfizer vaccine.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health

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