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.