Media Statement
4 June 2021

Today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is
1 686 041 with 5 668 new cases identified.

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 11 800 313 with 43 137 new tests recorded since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 67 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 4, Free State 23, Gauteng 24, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 8 which brings the total to 56 832 deaths.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 1 570 975, representing a recovery rate of 93,2%

Vaccination Rollout
The daily report can be found on the following link:

The updated list of sites that are reporting vaccinations to the EVDS can be found at the following link:

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health