Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde - 16 February

As of 1pm on 16 February, the Western Cape has 5488 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 272 526 confirmed cases and 256 099 recoveries.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases

272 526

Total recoveries

256 099

Total deaths

10 939

Total active cases (currently infected patients)

5488

Total number of tests

1292654

Hospital admissions 1464 of which 320 are in ICU or high care
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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

 174118

 163517

Cape Winelands District Municipality

 34430

 32161

Central Karoo District Municipality

 2323

 2141

Garden Route District Municipality

32764

31113

Overberg District Municipality

 12621

 11982

West Coast District Municipality

 12848

11876

Unallocated

3422

3309

Total

272526

256099

 Sub Districts Cape Town Metro:

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Sub-districts

Cases

Recoveries

Western

27562

 26221

Southern

 28166

 26621

Klipfontein

 16322

 15013

Mitchells Plain

 16878

 15748

Tygerberg

 28817

 27000

Khayelitsha

11985

11253

Eastern

25346

23706

Northern

19042

17955

 Sub Districts Non-Metro:

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Municipality

Cases

Recoveries

City of Cape Town

174118

163517

Cape Winelands District Municipality

34430

32161

Breede Valley

8581

7987

Drakenstein

10698

9951

Langeberg

4127

3874

Stellenbosch

6151

5772

Witzenberg

4873

4577

Central Karoo District Municipality

2323

2141

Beaufort West

1822

1674

Laingsburg

254

236

Prince Albert

247

231

Garden Route District Municipality

32764

31113

Bitou

2670

2560

George

11573

10995

Hessequa

1910

1791

Kannaland

833

776

Knysna

4746

4556

Mossel Bay

7200

6939

Oudtshoorn

3832

3496

Overberg District Municipality

12621

11982

Cape Agulhas

1578

1469

Overstrand

4802

4583

Swellendam

1684

1598

Theewaterskloof

4557

4332

West Coast District Municipality

12848

11876

Bergriver

1858

1668

Cederberg

807

717

Matzikama

1963

1817

Saldanha Bay

3752

3485

Swartland

4468

4189

Unallocated

3422

3309

The Western Cape has recorded 79 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

State of the Province Address:

Tomorrow I will deliver my State of the Province Address in Genadendal. You can read more about the work we have achieved over the last year here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/news/statement-premier-alan-winde-ahead-sopa and on our economic interventions here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/gc-news/97/56072