As of Monday, 29 March 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,545,979 with 548 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
47 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 3 from Eastern Cape, 2 from Free State, 15 from Gauteng, 0 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 0 from Limpopo, 0 from Mpumalanga, 23 from North West, 1 from Northern Cape and 3 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 52,710.
Recoveries now stand at 1,472,645 representing a recovery rate of 95%.
A total of 9,819,994 tests have been completed with 16,123 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 239,665.