Sunday, 28 February 2021

Pretoria: As announced by His Excellency President MC Ramaphosa, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 513 393 with 1 168 new cases identified since the last report.

Provincial cases data:

Tests conducted: 

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 9 077 479 with 22 836 new tests recorded since the last report.


Deaths reported: 


Regrettably, a further
52 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 4, Free State 4, Gauteng 25, Kwa-Zulu Natal 2, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 17 which brings the total to 49 993 deaths

Recoveries and active cases:

Recoveries now stand at 1 430 259, with 33 141 active cases, therefore representing a recovery rate of 94,5%.

Vaccination Rollout

The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is
70 527 as of 7.30 pm; 28 February 2021.