As of Sunday, 28 March 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,545,431 with 956 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
Fifteen more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with three from Free State, Gauteng six, KwaZulu-Natal one, Mpumalanga four, and one from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 52,663.
Recoveries now stand at 1,471,899 representing a recovery rate of 95%.
A total of 9,803,871 tests have been completed with 24,256 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 231,605.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 28 March.
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— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 28, 2021