As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 520 206.
The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 9 236 503 with 29 156 new tests recorded since the last report.
Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 81 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 8, Gauteng 29, Kwa-Zulu Natal 16, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 16 and
Western Cape 12 which brings the total to 50 647 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 1 439 515, representing a recovery rate of 94,7%.
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 101 573 as of 6.30 pm 6 March 2021.
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health