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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 696 414 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

14 Oct 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 696 414 with 1 877 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 14 October 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

91219

13,1

Free State

51790

7,4

Gauteng

223863

32,1

KwaZulu-Natal

120720

17,3

Limpopo

16472

2,4

Mpumalanga

28379

4,1

North West

31165

4,5

Northern Cape

19382

2,8

Western Cape

113424

16,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

696414

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 458 745 with 24 793 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 545 367

57%

17 054

69%

PUBLIC

1 913 378

43%

7 739

31%

Total

4 458 745

 

24 793

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 123 more COVID-19 related deaths: 44 from Eastern Cape, 14 from the Free State, 17 from KwaZulu Natal, 35 from Gauteng, 8 from North West and 5 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 151. Of the 123 deaths reported today, 10 occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 from Northern Cape and 5 in the 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 626 898 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

3375

86400

1444

Free State

1251

36098

14441

Gauteng

4527

199514

19822

KwaZulu-Natal

3073

111921

5726

Limpopo

430

15383

659

Mpumalanga

589

27040

750

North West

393

28553

2219

Northern Cape

237

16479

2666

Western Cape

4276

105510

3638

National

18151

626898

51365

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