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

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 535 423.

Province Total cases for 19 March 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 194761 12,7
Free State 81975 5,3
Gauteng 410787 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 332632 21,7
Limpopo 62849 4,1
Mpumalanga 73557 4,8
North West 62663 4,1
Northern Cape 35325 2,3
Western Cape 280874 18,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1535423 100,0

 

 Testing Data:

 The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 584 923 with 28 519 tests completed since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 388 133 56% 15 097 53%
PUBLIC 4 196 790 44% 13 422 47%
Total 9 584 923   28 519  

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Today, a further 311 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 21, Gauteng 21, Kwa-Zulu Natal 138, Limpopo 43, Mpumalanga 6, North West 65, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 13, which brings the total to 52 035 deaths. Some provinces have undertaken data verification processes backdated to December 2020- during this process additional data has been captured and recorded. 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 1 461 196 representing a recovery rate of 95%.

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11337 183 136 288
Free State 3558 76 762 1 655
Gauteng 10119 397 908 2 760
KwaZulu-Natal 10030 316 382 6 220
Limpopo 2083 60 102 664
Mpumalanga 1322 71 178 1 057
North West 1388 59 055 2 220
Northern Cape 794 32 161 2 370
Western Cape 11404 264 512 4 958
Total 52 035 1 461 196 22 192

Vaccination Rollout

 The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol stands at 182 983 as at 18.30, 19 March 2021.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

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