As of Saturday, 13 March 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,528,414 with 1,541 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
82 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 1 from Eastern Cape, 9 from Free State, 7 from Gauteng, 9 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 0 from Limpopo, 3 from Mpumalanga, 42 from North West, 0 from Northern Cape and 11 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 51,261.
Recoveries now stand at 1,452,988 representing a recovery rate of 95%.
A total of 9,426,589 tests have been completed with 32,862 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 145.544.