A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at Hospital in Cape Town.
JOHANNESBURG - There have been 965 new COVID-19 cases that have been reported in the last 24 hours in South Africa.
That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1,545,431.
Fifteen more people have died, taking the death toll to 52,663.
Six people died in Gauteng, four in Mpumalanga, three in the Free State, and one each in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape.
There are currently 20,869 active cases in the country.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 28 March.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 28, 2021
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As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 545 431 the total number of deaths is 52 663 the total number of recoveries is 1 471 899 and the total number of vaccines administered is 231 605. pic.twitter.com/bhpmTpGYJf— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 28, 2021