Latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa (23 Feb 2021)

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 505 586.

Province Total cases for 23 February 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 193725 12,9
Free State 79505 5,3
Gauteng 402538 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 327446 21,7
Limpopo 61599 4,1
Mpumalanga 70302 4,7
North West 60399 4,0
Northern Cape 33636 2,2
Western Cape 276436 18,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1505586                                                                                       100,0

 The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 932 950 with 25 093 new tests recorded since the last report.

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 032 024 56% 16 092 64%
PUBLIC 3 900 926 44% 9 001 36%
Total 8 932 950   25 093  

 

Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, a further 263 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 51, Free State 27, Gauteng 39, Kwa-Zulu Natal 60, Limpopo 55, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 3 and Western Cape 28 which brings the total to 49 413 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 1 419 459, representing a recovery rate of 94%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11264 182 048 413
Free State 3134 69 596 6 775
Gauteng 9535 389 270 3 733
KwaZulu-Natal 9532 307 281 10 633
Limpopo 1840 58 623 1 136
Mpumalanga 1234 67 905 1 163
North West 1126 55 771 3 502
Northern Cape 663 30 202 2 771
Western Cape 11085 258 763 6 588
Total 49 413 1 419 459 36 714

Vaccination Rollout

 The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 32 315 as of 6 pm 23 February 2021.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

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