At the time of going to press, 32 315 vaccines have been administered in the country. The first vaccinator in the province, Thabo Lepholletsa, gave the first shot of Johnson and Johnson vaccine to the Acting CEO Dr Mpho Dikhing-Mahole, who is the first health worker to be vaccinated in North West Province during the rollout of the vaccine.
The Department of Health released the latest statistics for Covid-19 in the province on Tuesday 23 February. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths in the North West province is 1 126 and 60 399 people tested positive for the disease.
The recoveries in the province are at 92% with 60 399 recovered. Nationally, 1 505 586 tested positive and 49 413 have passed away due to Covid-19. The recovery rate is 94%. Close to 9 million tests have been conducted in the country.