LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (23 APR 2021)

Media Statement

23 April 2021

 

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 572 985.

Province Total cases for 23 April 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 195952 12,5
Free State 87021 5,5
Gauteng 421261 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 336142 21,4
Limpopo 63739 4,1
Mpumalanga 77544 4,9
North West 66573 4,2
Northern Cape 38885 2,5
Western Cape 285868 18,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1572985 100,0

 

Testing Data:

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 481 576. Of these 33 903 tests were completed since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 880 463 56% 18 953 56%
PUBLIC 4 601 113 44% 14 950 44%
Total 10 481 576   33 903  

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 71 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 14, Free State 2, Gauteng 3, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 40, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 2, which brings the total to 54 066  deaths.

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 1 499 110, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11507 184 234 211
Free State 3819 80 689 2 513
Gauteng 10567 407 603 3 091
KwaZulu-Natal 10352 320 723 5 067
Limpopo 2256 61 178 305
Mpumalanga 1393 75 181 970
North West 1706 62 257 2 610
Northern Cape 882 34 949 3 054
Western Cape 11584 272 296 1 988
Total 54 066 1 499 110 19 809

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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