The Western Cape reported 8037 active COVID-19 infections, with a total number of 302 232 confirmed cases and 282 234 recoveries, as of Monday, June 14, Premier Alan Winde reports.
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As at 1pm on 14 June 2021, the Western Cape had 8037 active COVID-19 infections, with a total number of 302 232 COVID-19 cases to date and 282 234 recoveries.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) June 14, 2021
Here is a breakdown of the province’s COVID-19 figures:
- Total number of COVID-19 cases to date 302 232
- Total recoveries 282 234
- Total deaths 11 961
- Total active cases (currently infected patients) 8037
- Tests conducted 1 708 872
- Hospitalisations 1091, of which 253 are in high care or ICU
The Western Cape also recorded 38 additional deaths since Friday, June 11, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 11 961.
Meanwhile, Premier Alan Winde has called on residents to continue practising their lifesaving behaviours as the province officially entered the third wave of COVID-19 infections.
“We have entered the third wave of COVID-19 infections and are seeing an increase in infections across the province. I call on residents to stop the spread of COVID-19.
“These include washing and sanitizing your hands regularly and wearing your mask correctly. This means replacing or washing your mask after each use and ensuring that it covers both your mouth and nose at all times,” Winde said.
As the vaccination roll-out continues, senior citizens are urged to register by visiting https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za or you can dial*134*832# and follow the prompts (FREE on all South African Networks) or WhatsApp the word REGISTER to 0600 123456.