As of 1pm on 15 March, the Western Cape has 2717 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 277 617 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 263 542 recoveries. A total of 24 865 out of the 25 960 vaccines received to date as part of the Sisonke trial, had been administered by 5pm on 12 March.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 277 617
Total recoveries 263 542
Vaccines administered 24 865
Total deaths 11 358
Total active cases (currently infected patients) 2717
Tests conducted 1 377 692
Hospitalisations 971 with 195 in ICU or high care
The Western Cape has recorded 24 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 11 358. We send our condolences to their loved ones at this time.
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. Access the data dashboard here: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/covid-19-dashboard