As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 528 414.
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 426 589 with 32 862 tests completed since the last report.
Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 82 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 9, Gauteng 7, Kwa-Zulu Natal 9, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 42, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 11 which brings the total to 51 261 deaths
We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.
Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 452 988 representing a recovery rate of 95%.
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 145 544 as at 18.30 13 March 2021
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health