Media Statement
25 March 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 541 563.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 722 821 with 32 002 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 163 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0 , Free State 9, Gauteng 24, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 71, Mpumalanga 0, North West 37,
Northern Cape 16 and Western Cape 1 which brings the total to
52 535 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 1 467 254, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 220 129

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health