Media Statement
25 April 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 575 471.

Testing Data:
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 530 979. Of these 22 469 tests were completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 23 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 7, Free State 4, Gauteng 7, Kwa-Zulu Natal 4, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 1 which brings the total to 54 148 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 1 501 185, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health