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SA Reports 2 759 New COVID-19 Cases

Health officials are hard at work here at the Stjwetla informal settlement in Alexandra testing neighbours of the man who tested positive for COVID-19 on 31 March 2020. Picture: Ahmed Kajee/EWN

The Department of Health have confirmed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 602 031.

Testing Data
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 968 926. Of these 37 020 tests were conducted since the last report

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 72 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 6, Free State 13, Gauteng 27, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 5, North West 0, Northern Cape 4 and Western Cape 12 which brings the total to 54 968 deaths.

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 519 734, representing a recovery rate of 95%

Vaccination Rollout
The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 430 730.

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