Covid-19 hospitalisations up to 3 528 in WCape – Alan Winde

Premier says there are 384 people in ICU, with 146 deaths recorded

Media Release: Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

13 January 2021

As of 1pm on 13 January, the Western Cape has 39 491 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 245 343 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 197 224 recoveries.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases

245 343

Total recoveries

197 224

Total deaths


Total active cases (currently infected patients)

39 491

Tests conducted



3528 with 384 of these in ICU or high care

The Western Cape has recorded 146 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 8628. 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

Issued by Office of Western Cape Premier, 13 January 2021