As of 1pm on 30 March, the Western Cape has 2189 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 279 805 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 266 125 recoveries. A total of 43 549 out of the 53 820 vaccines received to date as part of the Sisonke trial, had been administered by 5pm on 29 March.

The Western Cape has recorded 3 additional deaths, bringing the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the province to 11 449. 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(link is external)

Western Cape’s position on additional lockdown regulations:

Earlier today, I set out the Western Cape’s position on additional restrictions over the Easter weekend. The full statement is available here: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/news/western-cape-government-does-not-support-move-alert-level-2

Source: Government of South Africa

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