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19 May 2020
We've updated the Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard to show the latest numbers.

Quick overview
Total infections: 17,200
New infections since last update: 767
Total deaths: 312
Total people recovered: 7,960
Province with the most confirmed cases: Western Cape has 10,639
Province with the most confirmed deaths: Western Cape 187
Province with the most recoveries: Western Cape 4,363
Total number of tests done: 488,609 (52% public sector, 48% private sector)

Click here to view the full dashboard.

More data
We've also (re-)added a number of sections to the site. Take a look at these new resources: 
- Provincial data
- Global data
- Raw data

Stay informed
What’s really behind the squabbles at SA’s high-level COVID-19 committee?
The sphere of the politics of science is intense and complex — the larger the problem, the bigger the payoff to solve it, writes Bhekisisa's editor in chief Mia Malan.
Read more here: Politicking, pandemics and prestige.
Behind the data
For more analysis of the the data behind the dashboard see our most recent posts:   

The Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard and newsletter is a partnership between Media Hack Collective and Bhekisisa. Together we aim to keep you informed with quality news and information about the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.


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