Update on the coronavirus and vaccines by Premier Alan Winde - 23 September 2021

23 September 2021

As at 1pm on 23 September 2021, the Western Cape had 9 634 active COVID-19 infections, with a total number 517 211 COVID-19 cases to date and 487 956 recoveries. 

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases

517 211

Total recoveries

487 956

Vaccines administered  2 730 437

Total deaths

19 621

Total active cases (currently infected patients)

9634

Total number of tests

2 412 318

Hospital admissions 2107 of which 460 are in ICU or high care
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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

313573

295634

Cape Winelands District Municipality

63053

59545

Central Karoo District Municipality

5199

4797

Garden Route District Municipality

65858

61951

Overberg District Municipality

24682

23385

West Coast District Municipality

32432

30473

Unallocated

5854

5611

Reinfections

6560

5611

Total

517211

487956

 Sub Districts Cape Town Metro:

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Sub-districts

Cases

Recoveries

Western

51264

 48907

Southern

52657

 49835

Klipfontein

25928

23935

Mitchells Plain

27849

26023

Tygerberg

53958

 50710

Khayelitsha

14769

13770

Eastern

47235

44509

Northern

39913

37945

 Sub Districts Non-Metro:

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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

313573

295634

Cape Winelands District Municipality

63053

59545

Breede Valley

12966

12193

Drakenstein

22865

21600

Langeberg

7688

7250

Stellenbosch

11901

11325

Witzenberg

7633

7177

Central Karoo District Municipality

5199

4797

Beaufort West

3907

3593

Laingsburg

571

525

Prince Albert

721

679

Garden Route District Municipality

65858

61951

Bitou

4242

3922

George

23801

22571

Hessequa

4864

4519

Kannaland

1737

1629

Knysna

7962

7546

Mossel Bay

15291

14571

Oudtshoorn

7961

7193

Overberg District Municipality

24682

23385

Cape Agulhas

3233

3019

Overstrand

9333

8912

Swellendam

3546

3320

Theewaterskloof

8570

8134

West Coast District Municipality

32432

30473

Bergriver

5142

4832

Cederberg

3095

2862

Matzikama

5200 

4851

Saldanha Bay

8788

8271

Swartland

10207

9657

Unallocated

5854

5611

By 5pm on 22 September 2021, the Western Cape Government had administered a cumulative total of 2 730 437 vaccines to healthcare workers, staff in the education sector and those within eligible age brackets.

The current 7-day moving average is 35 deaths per day.

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. To view the Dashboard, visit: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/covid-19-dashboard

You can also view the Western Cape Government’s vaccine registration dashboard by visiting: https://coronavirus.westerncape.gov.za/vaccine-dashboard 

Premier Winde calls on residents to make use of vaccine sites over heritage weekend

As we celebrate Heritage Day over the long weekend, I encourage residents to make use of their vaccine opportunity at any one of our weekend and public holiday sites.

We will have sites in operation tomorrow, 24 September, as well as on Saturday, 25 September. Sites will be operational in the Metro and we will have a site open in a rural district.

Southern/Western:

  • CTICC (08:00-14:00 on Friday)
  • Du Noon CHC (09:00-13:00 on Friday and Saturday)
  • DP Marais Hospital (09:00-13:00 on Saturday)
  • UCT Community of Hope (09:00-13:00 on Saturday)

Klipfontein/Mitchells Plain:

  • Beaconvale Frail Care Centre (09:00-14:00 on Saturday)
  • Ikwezi Hall, Gugulethu (09:00-14:00 on Saturday)
  • Heideveld CDC (09:00-14:00 on Saturday)

Khayelitsha/Eastern:

  • Site C Taxi Rank (08:00-14:00 on Friday)
  • Somerset West Town Hall (08:30-12:30 on Saturday)
  • Charles Morkel Hall (08:00-12:00 on Saturday)
  • Site B CDC (08:00-14:00 on Saturday)
  • Kleinvlei Recreational Hall (08:00-14:00 on Saturday)
  • Harare Square (09:00-15:00 on Saturday)
  • Nomzamo CDC (08:00-14:00 on Saturday)
  • Khayelitsha Mall (10:00-14:00 on Saturday)
  • Zewenwacht Mall (09:00-14:00 on Saturday)

Overberg:

  • Hawston Thuson Centre (8:30-15:00 on Saturday)

Please play your part and get vaccinated to protect yourself and those around you.