Media Statement
14 March 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 529 420.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 450 492 with 23 903 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 65 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 27, Gauteng 12, Kwa-Zulu Natal 20, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and
Western Cape 5 which brings the total to
51 326 deaths.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 454 290 representing a recovery rate of 95%


Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol remains 145 544 – today was earmarked for administrative work and the vaccination schedule will resume tomorrow.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health