Update on Covid-19 (10th May 2021)

by | 10 May 2021 | Corona Virus

Media Statement
10 May 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 597 724.

Testing Data
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 906 020. Of these 18 311 tests were conducted since the last report

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 90 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 14, Free State 0, Gauteng 5, Kwa-Zulu Natal 0, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 6, North West 33, Northern Cape 13 and Western Cape 19 which brings the total to 54 825 deaths.

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 1 517 350, representing a recovery rate of 95%

Vaccination Rollout
The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol to date remains 395 230.


Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

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