Media Statement
14 February 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is
1 491 807.

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 697 066 with 24 470 new tests recorded since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 78 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 2, Free State 10, Gauteng 37, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Mpumalanga 9 and Western Cape 15 which brings the total to 47 899 deaths

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 1 388 321, representing a recovery rate of 93%

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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