The Western Cape has 2427 active cases of COVID-19 as of 1pm, 19 March. The province’s total number of COVID-19 infections has now reached 278 338 confirmed cases and 264 512 recoveries. This indicates a maintained 95 percent recovery rate.
A total of 30 508 out of the 31 260 vaccines received to date, as part of the Sisonke trial, had been administered by 5pm on 18 March, reports Premier Alan Winde. This indicates that 97.6 percent of the total number of vaccines have been used.
Here is a breakdown of the province’s COVID-19 numbers:
- Total confirmed COVID-19 cases: 278 338
- Total recoveries: 264 512
- Vaccines administered: 30 508
- Total deaths: 11 399
- Total active cases (currently infected patients): 2427
- Tests conducted: 1 392 671
- Hospitalisations: 903
- ICU or high care: 177
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1/2 Update on the coronavirus and vaccine rollout by Acting Premier Bonginkosi Madikizela
As of 1pm on 19 March, the Western Cape has 2427 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 278 338 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 264 512 recoveries.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) March 19, 2021