The Western Cape has 2034 active COVID-19 infections with a total of 282 174 confirmed cases and 268 616 recoveries of 1 pm April 16. A total of 53 507 out of the 53 820 vaccines received to date as part of the Sisonke trial, had been administered by 5 pm on April 15, reports Premier Alan Winde.
Here is a breakdown of the province’s COVID-19 figures:
- Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 281 955
- Total recoveries 268 440
- Vaccines administered 53 507
- Total deaths 11 523
- Total active cases (currently infected patients) 1992
- Tests conducted 1 479 347
- Hospitalisations: 736, of which 157 are in high care or ICU
The Western Cape has also recorded 7 additional deaths since Wednesday, April 14, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 11 523. The Premier tweeted on Monday, April 19 that his meeting with the National Minister of Health, Minister Zweli Mkhize regarding the vaccine rollout programme in the Western Cape. They will also visit the Mitchell’s Plain hospital to assess the province’s readiness for the next phase of the vaccine rollout.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) April 19, 2021
Additional data is available on the Western Cape COVID-19 data dashboard which also features active cases per sub-district, active cases per 100 000 and 7-day moving averages.