Update on Covid-19 (23rd May 2020) #Covid19inSA


Media Release
23 May 2020


As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 21 343 .

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 22 May 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 2569 12
Free State 196 1
Gauteng 2633 12
KwaZulu-Natal 1777 8
Limpopo 124 1
Mpumalanga 97 0
North West 81 0
Northern Cape 40 0
Western Cape 13826 65
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 21343 100,0

 

Testing Data
A total of 564 370 tests have been conducted with 21 338 done in the last 24 hour cycle

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report a further 10 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 407

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who cared for the deceased


The total number of recoveries to date is
10 104.

 

Provincial Breakdown:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 58 1036
Free State 6 121
Gauteng 29 1776
KwaZulu Natal 48 880
Limpopo 3 51
Mpumalanga 0 58
North West 1 29
Northern Cape 1 27
Western Cape 261 6126
Total 407 10104

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
Ends…

 


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