Media Statement
30 March 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 546 735.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 844 835 with 24 842 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
In the last 24 hours, 78 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 1, Free State 7, Gauteng 45, KwaZulu Natal 9, Limpopo 7, Mpumalanga 4, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 3 which brings the total to 52 788 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 1 473 588, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 251 707 as at 18.30, 30 March 2020

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health