Media Briefing
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:

GAUTENG 1224
WESTERN CAPE 1079
KWAZULU – NATAL 758
EASTERN CAPE 377
FREE STATE 106
LIMPOPO 27
NORTH WEST 24
MPUMALANGA 23
NORTHERN CAPE 16
UNALLOCATED 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
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