Health Media Statement 15 April 2021

>Health Media Statement 15 April 2021

15 April 2021

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 562 931. 

Province Total cases for 15 April 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 195 762 12,5
Free State 85 278 5,5
Gauteng 418 540 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 335 488 21,5
Limpopo 63 517 4,1
Mpumalanga 76 693 4,9
North West 65 410 4,2
Northern Cape 37 500 2,4
Western Cape 284 743 18,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 562 931 100,0

 Testing Data:

 The number of tests conducted to date is 10 259 664. Of these 43 550 tests were completed since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 5 769 740 56% 28 933 66%
PUBLIC 4 489 924 44% 14 617 34%
Total 10 259 664 43 550

Deaths and Recoveries 

Today, 73 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 13, Free State 6, Gauteng 16, KwaZulu-Natal 20, Limpopo 8, Mpumalanga 4North West 0, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 5, which brings the total to 53 571 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 1 488 060, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11 423 184 081 258
Free State 3 764 79 732 1 782
Gauteng 10 495 405 188 2 857
KwaZulu-Natal 10 315 319 851 5 322
Limpopo 2 251 60 971 295
Mpumalanga 1 377 74 276 1 040
North West 1 580 61 756 2 074
Northern Cape 843 33 765 2 892
Western Cape 11 523 268 440 4 780
Total 53 571 1 488 060 21 300

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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