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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 546 735 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

30 Mar 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 546 735.

Province

Total cases for 30 March 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

195391

12,6

Free State

83155

5,4

Gauteng

413871

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

333887

21,6

Limpopo

63136

4,1

Mpumalanga

74861

4,8

North West

63666

4,1

Northern Cape

36172

2,3

Western Cape

282596

18,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1546735

100,0

Testing Data:

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 844 835 with 24 842 tests completed since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 527 079

56%

15 659

63%

PUBLIC

4 317 756

44%

9 183

37%

Total

9 844 835

 

24 842

 

Deaths and Recoveries

In the last 24 hours, 78 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 7, Gauteng 45, Kwa- Zulu Natal 9, Limpopo 7, Mpumalanga 4, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 3 which brings the total to 52 788 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 1 473 588, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11359

183 846

186

Free State

3647

77 977

1 531

Gauteng

10295

401 306

2 270

KwaZulu-Natal

10176

318 241

5 470

Limpopo

2216

60 646

274

Mpumalanga

1346

72 583

932

North West

1478

60 085

2 103

Northern Cape

822

32 803

2 547

Western Cape

11449

266 101

5 046

Total

52 788

1 473 588

20 359

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 251 707 as at 18.30,  30 March 2020

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