Coronavirus and vaccine rollout update by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela
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.
- Access the data dashboard.
Spokesperson for Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela
Cell: 082 953 0026