As of Monday, 1 March 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,513,959 with 566 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said.
84 more Covid-related deaths were reported, with 2 from Eastern Cape, 0 from Free State, 19 from Gauteng, 0 from KwaZulu-Natal, 0 from Limpopo, 0 from Mpumalanga, 26 from North West, 6 from Northern Cape and 21 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 50,077.
Recoveries now stand at 1,431,336 representing a recovery rate of 94.5%.
A total of 9,090,273 tests have been completed with 12,794 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered as of 6.30pm, Monday 1 March 2021, stands at 73,047.