21 March 2021
As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 537 852.
Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 29 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 1, Gauteng 5, Kwa-Zulu Natal 7, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 3, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and
Western Cape 12.
This brings the total to 52 111 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 1 463 089, representing a recovery rate of 95%
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health