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SA Reports 613 New COVID-19 Cases

Deputy Minister Thembi Siweya visits Transnet School of Rail Esselen Park, Quarantine site for Covid 19. Photo GCIS

The Department of Health have confirmed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 530 033 with 613 new cases identified since the last report.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 465 515 with 15 023 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 95 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 7, Free State 6, Gauteng 8, Kwa-Zulu Natal 22, Limpopo 1, Mpumalanga 4, North West 32, Northern Cape 5 and Western Cape 10, which brings the total to 51 421 deaths.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 455 325 representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol stands at 147 753 as at 18.30 15 March 2021.

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