Friday, 01 May 2020

Pretoria: As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 5951.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 217 522, of which 9992 were done in the last 24 hours.

The new figures for recoveries stand at 2382, as at 29 April 2020.

The Provincial Breakdown is as follows:

Province Cases Recoveries
(as at 29 April 2020)
Eastern Cape 691 254
Free State 118 95
Gauteng 1507 948
KwaZulu Natal 1006 372
Limpopo 34 25
Mpumalanga 35 18
North West 35 16
Northen Cape 18 13
Western Cape 2507 641
Total 5951 2382

Reported Deaths:

“Regrettably, we are saddened to report a further
13 COVID-19 related deaths from the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape. This brings the total of COVID-19 related deaths to 116. As we have undertook to only report fully verified deaths, we would like to indicate that there has been a delay in assessing and verifying some of those reports. We wish to express our condolences to the families of the deceased and salute the health care workers who treated the deceased patients.” said Minister of Health; Dr Zweli Mkhize.