LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (4 APRIL 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 551 964. 

Province Total cases for 04 April 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 195 494 12,6
Free State 83 673 5,4
Gauteng 415 420 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 334 512 21,6
Limpopo 63 261 4,1
Mpumalanga 75 497 4,9
North West 64 152 4,1
Northern Cape 36 587 2,4
Western Cape 283 368 18,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 551 964 100,0

 Testing Data: 

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 968 203 with 12 117 tests completed since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 596 416 56% 6 886 57%
PUBLIC 4 371 787 44% 5 231 43%
Total 9 968 203   12 117  

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 33 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 2, Gauteng 2, KwaZulu-Natal 10, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 18, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 1, which brings the total to 52 987 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 1 477 363, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11 363 183 911 220
Free State 3 656 78 292 1 725
Gauteng 10 350 402 595 2 475
KwaZulu-Natal 10 236 318 534 5 742
Limpopo 2 241 60 748 272
Mpumalanga 1 348 73 132 1 017
North West 1 496 60 427 2 229
Northern Cape 825 32 934 2 828
Western Cape 11 472 266 790 5 106
Total 52 987 1 477 363 21 614

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol remains 269 102.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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