South Africa coronavirus travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in South Africa plus access to up-to-date resources on travel and travel advice from government organisations and international agencies. Track trends in the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa.

South Africa Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in South Africa showing the number of people and percentage of population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 13/04/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 292,623 0.5%
Fully vaccinated 292,623 0.5%

The Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccinations information for South Africa is collected and maintained by Our World in Data from official reports. Last update: 13/04/2021

South Africa Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for South Africa recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-04-04 11   23.8  
2021-04-11 10.9 -0.6% 22 -7.7%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for South Africa recorded over the past 10 weeks.

33.4
26.4
20.2
14.2
13.5
15.5
14.2
12.8
11
10.9
07/02
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for South Africa recorded over the past 10 weeks.

106.5
59.9
46.6
34.4
27.7
29
29.8
27
23.8
22
07/02
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04

The Covid-19 number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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South Africa coronavirus live updates

Are there entry restrictions to South Africa due to the coronavirus?

South Africa is open for tourism from the UK. Negative PCR test results required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out South African Government for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from South Africa?

If you arrive in the UK from South Africa you do need to self-isolate for 10 days.

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