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Coronavirus and vaccine rollout update by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela

16 March 2021

As of 1pm on 16 March, the Western Cape has 2531 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 277 710 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 263 542 recoveries. A total of 25 495 out of the 25 960 vaccines received to date as part of the Sisonke trial, had been administered by 5pm on 15 March.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 277 617
Total recoveries 263 542
Vaccines administered  24 865
Total deaths 11 358
Total active cases (currently infected patients) 2717
Tests conducted 1 377 692
Hospitalisations 971 with 195 in ICU or high care

 

The Western Cape has recorded 11 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 11 369. We send our condolences to their loved ones at this time.
Additional data is available on the Western Cape Covid-19 data dashboard which also features active cases per sub-district, active cases per 100 000 and 7-day moving averages.

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Media Enquiries: 

Ntomboxolo Makoba-Somdaka
Spokesperson for Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela
Cell: 082 953 0026