Saturday, 20 March 2021

Pretoria: As of Saturday; 20 March 2021, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 536 801. This comes after 1 378 new COVID-19 positive cases were identified.

Provincial cases data:


Testing Data:

The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 611 262 with 26 339 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths reported:

47 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 2, Free State 3, Gauteng 9, Kwa-Zulu Natal 21, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 9, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 3. This which brings the total deaths to 52 082.

Recoveries and active cases:

Cumulative recoveries stand at 1 462 110, representing a recovery rate of 95%. Active cases now stand at 22 609.

Vaccination Rollout

This morning a further 70 000 doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccines arrived and are being dispatched over the course of the weekend to the various provinces according to respective  allocations.