Media Statement
5 April 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 552 416.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 979 294 with 11 091 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 8 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 4, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 0, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western
Cape 0. This brings the total to
52 995 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 1 478 088, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health