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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 2 646 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

21 Nov 2020

As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is 765 409 with 2 646 new cases identified since the last report

Province

Total cases for 21 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

116175

15,2

Free State

58730

7,7

Gauteng

232856

30,4

KwaZulu-Natal

125901

16,4

Limpopo

18372

2,4

Mpumalanga

31024

4,1

North West

34570

4,5

Northern Cape

22929

3,0

Western Cape

124852

16,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

765409

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 269 062 with 26 007 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

3 050 205

58%

15 500

60%

PUBLIC

2 218 857

42%

10 507

40%

Total

5 269 062

 

26 007

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 86 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 58, Free State 17, KwaZulu Natal 2 and Western Cape 9. This brings the total to 20 845 deaths. Of the 86 deaths, 22 reportedly occurred in the past 48 hours: 13 in Eastern Cape, 1 in KwaZulu Natal, 8 in Western Cape.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health- care workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 707 784 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,5%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

4960

227 469

427

KwaZulu-Natal

3309

116 571

6 021

Western Cape

4514

113 512

6 826

Eastern Cape

4325

101 438

10 412

Free State

1794

49 225

7 711

North West

541

32 861

1 168

Mpumalanga

614

29 937

473

Limpopo

487

17 496

389

Northern Cape

301

19 275

3 353

Total

20 845

707 784

36 780

 

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