Monday, 20 April 2020

The latest COVID-19 stats released by the Department of Health.

Pretoria: South Africa on Monday confirmed four new COVID-19 deaths, leading to a total of 58 people who have succumbed to the virus to date.

According to a statement released by the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, the country now has 3 300 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 121 510 tests having been conducted in both public and private sectors as of Monday evening.

The country has recorded 1 055 COVID-19 recoveries.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

PROVINCE CONFIRMED
CASES
DEATHS RECOVERIES
GAUTENG 1170 7 545
WESTERN CAPE 940 17 216
KWAZULU – NATAL 639 23 151
EASTERN CAPE 310 5 15
FREE STATE 105 5 74
LIMPOPO 27 1 21
NORTH WEST 25 0 13
MPUMALANGA 23 0 14
NORTHERN CAPE 18 0 6
UNALLOCATED 43 0 0

Testing Data

Tests have been conducted on 121 510 patients in both public and private sectors.

The tables and graphs below confirm the significant increase in testing which is mainly attributed to the mass community screening and testing taking place in provinces.