28 April 2021
As if today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 578 450.
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 590 107. Of these 22 514 tests were conducted since the last report
Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 48 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 11, Free State 4, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 1, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 19, Northern Cape 5 and
Western Cape 4 which brings the total to 54 285 deaths.
We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients
The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 503 611, representing a recovery rate of 95%.
The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date is 298 153.
Our last recorded cumulative vaccinations were 292 623 on 13 April 2021
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health