Media Statement
14 May 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is
1 608 393.

Testing Data
The number of tests conducted to date is 11 052 993. Of these 41 994 tests were conducted since the last report

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 112 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 42, Gauteng 14, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 40, Northern Cape 0 and Western
Cape 10 which brings the total to
55 124 deaths.

Free State and North West have back captured data over several months as part of their auditing processes.

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 1 522 165, representing a recovery rate of 94,6%

Vaccination Rollout
The number of vaccinations completed under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 474 318.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health