As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 510 778.
The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 9 028 074 with 28 752 new tests recorded since the last report.
Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 117 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 4, Free State 0, Gauteng 59, Kwa-Zulu Natal 13, Limpopo 4, Mpumalanga 8, North West 0, Northern Cape 12 and Western Cape 17 which brings the total to 49 784 deaths
We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased patients.
Our recoveries now stand at 1 426 417, representing a recovery rate of 94%.
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 63 648 as of 6.30 pm 26 February 2021.
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health