Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde - 15 February

As of 1pm on 15 February, the Western Cape has 5980 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 272 302 confirmed cases and 255 462 recoveries.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases

272 302

Total recoveries

255 462

Total deaths

10 860

Total active cases (currently infected patients)

5980

Total number of tests

1288494

Hospital admissions 1465 of which 334 are in ICU or high care
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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

173958

 163128

Cape Winelands District Municipality

 34389

 32044

Central Karoo District Municipality

 2314

 2126

Garden Route District Municipality

32758

31076

Overberg District Municipality

 12618

 11951

West Coast District Municipality

 12843

11824

Unallocated

3422

3313

Total

272302

255462

 Sub Districts Cape Town Metro:

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Sub-districts

Cases

Recoveries

Western

27525

 26152

Southern

 28131

 26546

Klipfontein

 16300

 14967

Mitchells Plain

 16881

 15714

Tygerberg

 28799

 26944

Khayelitsha

11985

11252

Eastern

25323

23664

Northern

19014

17889

 Sub Districts Non-Metro:

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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

173958

163128

Cape Winelands District Municipality

34389

32044

Breede Valley

8567

7964

Drakenstein

10685

9903

Langeberg

4124

3865

Stellenbosch

6145

5749

Witzenberg

4868

4563

Central Karoo District Municipality

2314

2126

Beaufort West

1815

1660

Laingsburg

253

235

Prince Albert

246

231

Garden Route District Municipality

32758

31076

Bitou

2673

2558

George

11570

10982

Hessequa

1913

1792

Kannaland

832

776

Knysna

4745

4552

Mossel Bay

7196

6921

Oudtshoorn

3829

3495

Overberg District Municipality

12618

11951

Cape Agulhas

1578

1468

Overstrand

4800

4568

Swellendam

1684

1594

Theewaterskloof

4556

4321

West Coast District Municipality

12843

11824

Bergriver

1843

1653

Cederberg

799

701

Matzikama

1959

1798

Saldanha Bay

3746

3472

Swartland

4496

4200

Unallocated

3422

3313

The Western Cape has recorded 23 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to10 860. 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

Community Economic Recovery Project injects R3 million into the informal economy:

Earlier today, Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier and I, had the opportunity to visit two beneficiaries of an exciting pilot project which has injected R3 million into the informal economy by providing vouchers to community kitchens, which they can redeem at local spaza shops.

Read the full statement here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/gc-news/411/56045 and see pictures of the visit to Mpumi's Kitchen and the Lingelethu Cash store, in Harare, Khayelitsha, attached.