We've updated the Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard to show the latest numbers.
Total infections: 18,003
New infections since last update: 803
Total deaths: 339
Total people recovered: 8,950
Province with the most confirmed cases: Western Cape has 11,262 (623 more than yesterday)
Province with the most confirmed deaths: Western Cape 210 (up 23 from yesterday)
Province with the most recoveries: Western Cape 5,105 (up 742 from yesterday)
Total number of tests done: 506,861 (52% public sector, 48% private sector)
Click here to view the full dashboard.
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
How one case at a Durban hospital led to 135 infections
The coronavirus spread rapidly through Netcare St. Augustine's Hospital and beyond, leading to 14% of KwaZulu-Natal's infections by the end of April, a new report has found. Read Joan van Dyk's report here.
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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