19 February 2021
As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 500 677 with 1 911 new cases identified since the last report.
Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 151 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 12, Free State 21, Gauteng 43, Kwa-Zulu Natal 40, Limpopo 1, Mpumalanga 8, North West 0,
Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 26 which brings the total to 48 859 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 1 406 907, representing a recovery rate of 93,7%
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 6 524 as of 6 pm 19 February 2021.
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health