Media Statement
11 March 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is
1 525 648.

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 9 369 594 with 33 493 new tests recorded since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, a further 95 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 5, Free State 21, Gauteng 25, Kwa-Zulu Natal 6, Limpopo 10, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 17
and Western Cape 11 which brings the
total to 51 110 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 1 447 503, representing a recovery rate of 94,8%

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 138 014 as of 6.30 pm 11 March 2021.

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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