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1250 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours – Zweli Mkhize

48 more Covid-19 related deaths have also been reported

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 578 450 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

28 April 2021

As if today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 578 450.

Province

Total cases for 28 April 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

196031

12,4

Free State

88266

5,6

Gauteng

422720

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

336442

21,3

Limpopo

63845

4,0

Mpumalanga

77919

4,9

North West

67208

4,3

Northern Cape

39607

2,5

Western Cape

286412

18,1

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1578450

I                       1 00, 0

Testing Data

The number of tests conducted to date is 10 590 107. Of these 22 514 tests were conducted since the last report

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 941 180

56%

14 292

63%

PUBLIC

4 648 927

44%

8 222

37%

Total

10 590 107

 

22 514

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 48 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 11, Free State 4, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 1, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 19, Northern Cape 5 and Western Cape 4 which brings the total to 54 285 deaths.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 503 611, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11539

184 323

169

Free State

3843

81 341

3082

Gauteng

10631

409 231

2 858

KwaZulu-Natal

10380

320 835

5 227

Limpopo

2266

61 256

323

Mpumalanga

1393

75 740

786

North West

1725

62 694

2 789

Northern Cape

891

35 289

3 427

Western Cape

11617

272 902

1 893

Total

54 285

1 503 61 1

20 554

Vaccination Rollout

The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 298 153. 

Our last recorded cumulative vaccinations were 292 623 on 13 April 2021

Issued by Department of Health, 28 April 2021