South African Government

www.gov.za

Let's grow South Africa together

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 1 548 157 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

31 Mar 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 548 157.

Province

Total cases for 31 March 2021

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

195425

12,6

Free State

83327

5,4

Gauteng

414261

26,8

KwaZulu-Natal

334027

21,6

Limpopo

63181

4,1

Mpumalanga

75022

4,8

North West

63828

4,1

Northern Cape

36256

2,3

Western Cape

282830

18,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

1548157

100,0

Testing Data:

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 879 348 with 34 513 tests completed since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

5 548 810

56%

21 731

63%

PUBLIC

4 330 538

44%

12 782

37%

Total

9 879 348

 

34 513

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, 58 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 1, Gaut- eng 23, Kwa-Zulu Natal 23, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 9, which brings the total to 52 846 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 1 474 319, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

11359

183 879

187

Free State

3648

78 076

1 603

Gauteng

10318

401 457

2 486

KwaZulu-Natal

10199

318 309

5 519

Limpopo

2216

60 652

313

Mpumalanga

1346

72 634

1 042

North West

1478

60 218

2 132

Northern Cape

824

32 847

2 585

Western Cape

11458

266 247

5 125

Total

52 846

1 474 319

20 992

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 263 878 as at 18.30,  30 March 2020

More on: 

Close

COVID-19 Vaccine
The latest official
COVID-19 vaccine information
is available here