Health Media Statement 14 April 2021

>Health Media Statement 14 April 2021

14 April 2021

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 561 559. 

Province Total cases for 14 April 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 195 738 12,5
Free State 85 061 5,4
Gauteng 418 185 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 335 374 21,5
Limpopo 63 491 4,1
Mpumalanga 76 559 4,9
North West 65 213 4,2
Northern Cape 37 332 2,4
Western Cape 284 606 18,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 561 559 100,0

 Testing Data: 

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 216 114. Of these 34 971 tests were completed since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 5 740 807 56% 20 525 59%
PUBLIC 4 475 307 44% 14 446 41%
Total 10 216 114 34 971

Deaths and Recoveries 

Today, 75 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 14, Free State 9, Gauteng 26, KwaZulu-Natal 24, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 2 which brings the total to 53 498 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 1 486 873, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11 410 184 064 264
Free State 3 758 79 579 1 724
Gauteng 10 479 405 110 2 596
KwaZulu-Natal 10 295 319 830 5 249
Limpopo 2 243 60 970 278
Mpumalanga 1 373 74 225 961
North West 1 580 61 631 2 002
Northern Cape 842 33 215 3 275
Western Cape 11 518 268 249 4 839
Total 53 498 1 486 873 21 188

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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