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Table 2 Gaps in the number of individuals diagnosed (1st 90), on ART and virally suppressed by Province, based on the 90, 81 and 73% cascadea

From: Towards achieving the 90–90–90 HIV targets: results from the south African 2017 national HIV survey

Province PLHIV Gap – diagnosed Gap – on ART Gap – Viral Suppression
Western Cape 538,472 44,101 114,547 126,972
Eastern Cape 938,221 5911 98,016 90,351
Northern Cape 98,176 13,872 19,619 24,122
Free State 453,821 −4493 82,984 78,420
KwaZulu-Natal 1,868,523 62,222 233,581 284,202
North-West 543,204 59,155 131,846 148,621
Gauteng 1,745,334 54,978 417,184 452,391
Mpumalanga 680,131 34,891 113,534 140,175
Limpopo 601,441 75,782 132,937 161,306
Total 7,467,323 346,419 1,344,248 1,506,560
  1. aDisplayed gaps in numbers are differences in counts from achieving 90% for diagnosed, 81% (i.e., 0.90 multiplied by 0.90) of all HIV infected people on ART, and 73% (i.e., 0.90 multiplied by 0.90 multiplied by 0.90) of all HIV infected individuals achieved viral suppression