COVID-19 Update

22 April 2020

As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 3 635.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 133 774, of which 6 868 were done in the last 24 hours.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

PROVINCE CONFIRMED CASES
GAUTENG 1224
WESTERN CAPE 1079
KWAZULU-NATAL 758
FREE STATE 106
EASTERN CAPE 377
LIMPOPO 27
MPUMALANGA 23
NORTH WEST 24
NORTHERN CAPE 16
UNALLOCATED/UNKOWN 1

REPORTING OF DEATHS
Today, we regrettably report 7 more COVID-19 related deaths. Five of them occurred in the
Western Cape and two in KwaZulu-Natal. This increases the total to 65.
We express our condolences to the affected families and appreciate the health workers who treated these patients.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

2020-04-23T09:11:18+00:00