Media Release
22 May 2020


As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 20 125 .

Case Data

Province Total cases for 22 May 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 2459 12,2
Free State 185 0,9
Gauteng 2521 12,5
KwaZulu-Natal 1735 8,6
Limpopo 120 0,6
Mpumalanga 98 0,5
North West 80 0,4
Northern Cape 39 0,2
Western Cape 12888 64,0
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 20 125 100,0

 

Testing Data
A total of 543 032 tests have been conducted with 17 599 done in the last 24 hour cycle.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report a further 28 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 397

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 53 1036
Free State 6 121
Gauteng 29 1776
KwaZulu Natal 47 880
Limpopo 3 51
Mpumalanga 0 58
North West 1 29
Northern Cape 1 27
Western Cape 257 6126
Total 397 10104

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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