LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (15 FEB 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 492 909. 

Province Total cases for 15 February 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 193 357 13,0
Free State 78 723 5,3
Gauteng 398 796 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 324 944 21,8
Limpopo 60 792 4,1
Mpumalanga 69 045 4,6
North West 59 490 4,0
Northern Cape 33 140 2,2
Western Cape 274 622 18,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 492 909 100,0

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 712 844 with 15 778 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 4 908 642 56% 7 361 47%
PUBLIC 3 804 202 44% 8 417 53%
Total 8 712 844   15 778  

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 195 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 25, Free State 11, Gauteng 58, KwaZulu-Natal 3, North West 30, Northern Cape 6 and Western Cape 62 which brings the total to 48 094 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 1 391 155, representing a recovery rate of 93%.

Province Total Deaths Total

Recoveries

Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11 130 180 970 1 257
Free State 3 001 68 288 7 434
Gauteng 9 239 384 311 5 246
KwaZulu-Natal 9 316 296 995 18 633
Limpopo 1 633 57 454 1 705
Mpumalanga 1 189 65 869 1 987
North West 1 057 52 999 5 434
Northern Cape 627 28 892 3 621
Western Cape 10 902 255 377 8 343
Total 48 094 1 391 155 53 660

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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