1474 new cases while 2 provinces record no deaths

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Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. Picture: GCIS.

As of Thursday,1 March 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,525,648, with 1474 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

95 more Covid-related deaths were reported, with 5 from Eastern Cape, 21 from Free State, 25 from Gauteng, 6 from KwaZulu-Natal, 10 from Limpopo, 0 from Mpumalanga, 0 from North West, 17 from Northern Cape and 11 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 51,110 .

Recoveries now stand at 1,447,503, representing a recovery rate of 94,8%. 

A total of 9,369,594 tests have been completed with 33,493 new tests conducted since the last report.

Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 138,014.

The Citizen