26 March 2021
As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 543 079.
Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 67 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 6, Gauteng 23, Kwa-Zulu Natal 9, Limpopo 17, Mpumalanga 0, North West 5,
Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 3 which brings the total to 52 602 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 1 469 565, representing a recovery rate of 95%.
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 231 002
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health