LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (25 MAR 2021)

Media Statement

25 March 2021

 

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 541 563.

 

 

Province Total cases for 25 March 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 195114 12,7
Free State 82581 5,4
Gauteng 412539 26,8
KwaZulu-Natal 333357 21,6
Limpopo 62999 4,1
Mpumalanga 74172 4,8
North West 63196 4,1
Northern Cape 35783 2,3
Western Cape 281822 18,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1541563 100,0

 

 

Testing Data:

 

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 722 821 with 32 002 tests completed since the last report.

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 5 458 934 56% 18 078 56%
PUBLIC 4 263 887 44% 13 924 44%
Total 9 722 821   32 002  

 

 

Deaths and Recoveries

 

Today, 163 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0 , Free State 9, Gauteng 24, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 71, Mpumalanga 0, North West 37, Northern Cape 16 and Western Cape 1 which brings the total to 52 535 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 1 467 254, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11351 183 566 197
Free State 3622 77 438 1 521
Gauteng 10190 399 564 2 785
KwaZulu-Natal 10143 317 479 5 735
Limpopo 2192 60 102 705
Mpumalanga 1338 71 784 1 050
North West 1450 59 522 2 224
Northern Cape 818 32 333 2 632
Western Cape 11431 265 466 4 925
Total 52 535 1 467 254 21 774

 

 

Vaccination Rollout

 

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is

220 129

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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