As of 1pm on 16 February, the Western Cape has 5488 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 272 526 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 256 099 recoveries.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases
Total active cases (currently infected patients)
1464 with 320 in ICU or high care
The Western Cape has recorded 79 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to10 860. We send our condolences to their loved ones at this time.
Additional data is available on the Western Cape Covid-19 data dashboard which also features active cases per sub-district, active cases per 100 000 and 7-day moving averages. Access the data dashboard here: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/covid-19-dashboard
State of the Province Address:
Tomorrow I will deliver my State of the Province Address in Genadendal. You can read more about the work we have achieved over the last year here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/news/statement-premier-alan-winde-ahead-sopa and on our economic interventions here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/gc-news/97/56072