LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (29 APR 2021)

Media Statement

29 April 2021

 

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

Province Total cases for 29 April 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 196050 12,4
Free State 88507 5,6
Gauteng 422999 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 336513 21,3
Limpopo 63858 4,0
Mpumalanga 78011 4,9
North West 67348 4,3
Northern Cape 39743 2,5
Western Cape 286507 18,1
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1579536 100,0

 

 

Testing Data

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

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 954 549 56% 13 350 58%
PUBLIC 4 670 481 44% 9 787 42%
Total 10 625 030   23 137  

 

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 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

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 504 426, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11552 184 324 174
Free State 3854 81 543 3 110
Gauteng 10645 409 362 2 992
KwaZulu-Natal 10382 320 904 5 227
Limpopo 2266 61 301 291
Mpumalanga 1393 75 775 843
North West 1725 62 694 2 929
Northern Cape 894 35 431 3 418
Western Cape 11620 273 092 1 795
Total 54 331 1 504 426 20 779

Vaccination Rollout

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

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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