WESTERN CAPE NEWS - As of 13:00 on 18 March, the Western Cape has 2461 active Covid-19 infections.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases - 278 184
Total recoveries - 264 336
Vaccines administered - 29 520
Total deaths - 11 387
Total active cases (currently infected patients) - 2461
Tests conducted - 1 389 343
Hospitalisations - 942 with 196 in ICU or high care
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.
With holidays approaching, public urged to be vigilant - if you are gathering, remember to keep it small, short, distanced and outside
Earlier today Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Head of Health, Dr Keith Cloete provided an update on Covid-19 in the province. The full statement is available here.
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