LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (6 MAR 2021)

Media Statement

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 520 206. 

Province Total cases for 06 March 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 194 096 12,8
Free State 80 572 5,3
Gauteng 406 516 26,7
KwaZulu-Natal 330 412 21,7
Limpopo 62 313 4,1
Mpumalanga 71 833 4,7
North West 61 442 4,0
Northern Cape 34 312 2,3
Western Cape 278 710 18,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1 520 206 100,0

 The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 9 236 503 with 29 156 new tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 5 200 016 56% 14 933 51%
PUBLIC 4 036 487 44% 14 223 49%
Total 9 236 503 29 156

Deaths and Recoveries 

Regrettably, 81 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0, Free State 8, Gauteng 29, Kwa-Zulu Natal 16, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 16 and Western Cape 12 which brings the total to 50 647 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 1 439 515, representing a recovery rate of 94,7%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 11 314 182 488 294
Free State 3 360 72 438 4 774
Gauteng 9 842 393 268 3 406
KwaZulu-Natal 9 739 311 208 9 465
Limpopo 1 917 59 490 906
Mpumalanga 1 274 69 489 1 070
North West 1 203 57 664 2 575
Northern Cape 726 31 571 2 015
Western Cape 11 272 261 899 5 539
Total 50 647 1 439 515 30 044

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 101 573 as of 6.30 pm 6 March 2021.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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