COVID-19 Update

19 April 2020

As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 3158.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 114 711.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

PROVINCE CONFIRMED CASES
GAUTENG 1148
WESTERN CAPE 868
KWAZULU-NATAL 617
FREE STATE 100
EASTERN CAPE 293
LIMPOPO 27
MPUMALANGA 23
NORTH WEST 24
NORTHERN CAPE 16
UNALLOCATED/UNKOWN 42

REPORTING OF CONFIRMED DEATHS
Today we regrettably report 2 more COVID-19 related deaths. Similar to yesterday, these
are from KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. This brings the total death toll to 54 today.

We convey our condolences to the families and also appreciate the committed health
workers who were treating the deceased patients.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

2020-04-20T08:12:56+00:00