Media Statement
1 April 2021


As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is
1 549 451.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 912 073 with 32 725 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 51 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 0, Gauteng 13, Kwa-Zulu Natal 3, Limpopo 25, Mpumalanga 1, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 6, which brings the total to 52 897 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 1 474 826, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 269 102 as at 18.30, 1 April 2021

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Healt
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