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SA Records 1 541 New COVID-19 Cases

Gauteng healthcare workers screening Alexandra residents for coronavirus (COVID-19) on 31 March 2020 following the roll out of massive community screenings and testing programmes by the provincial executive council. Picture: Ahmed Kajee/EWN

The Department of Health have confirmed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 528 414 with 1 541 new cases identified since the last report.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 426 589 with 32 862 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 82 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 9, Gauteng 7, Kwa-Zulu Natal 9, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 42, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 11 which brings the total to 51 261 deaths

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 452 988 representing a recovery rate of 95%

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 145 544 as at 18.30 13 March 2021

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