613 new cases while North West records most deaths

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Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. Picture: GCIS

As of Monday, 15 March 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,530,033 with 613 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

95 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 7 from Eastern Cape, 6 from Free State, 8 from Gauteng, 22 from KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), 1 from Limpopo, 4 from Mpumalanga, 32 from North West, 5 from Northern Cape and 10 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 51,421.

Recoveries now stand at 1,455,325 representing a recovery rate of 95%. 

A total of 9,465,515 tests have been completed with 15,023 new tests conducted since the last report.

Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 147,753.

The Citizen