548 new cases while three provinces record no deaths

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A nurse exits the change room before entering the red zone at the Nasrec quarantine/isolation site in Nasrec, 3 July 2020. Picture: Neil McCartney

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.

The Citizen