Media Statement
24 April 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 574 370.

Testing Data:
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 508 510. Of these 26 934 tests were completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 59 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 8, Gauteng 30, Kwa-Zulu Natal 13, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 0, which brings the total to 54 125 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 1 500 360, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health