Media Statement
13 February 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is
1 490 063.

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 672 596 with 31 149 new tests recorded since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 151 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 15, Gauteng 29, Kwa-Zulu Natal 39, Mpumalanga 12, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 52 which brings the total to 47 821

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 1 385 996, representing a recovery rate of 93%

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health