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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 752 269 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

16 Nov 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 752 269 with 1 245 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 16 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

108993

14,5

Free State

58453

7,8

Gauteng

231733

30,8

KwaZulu-Natal

124958

16,6

Limpopo

18235

2,4

Mpumalanga

30705

4,1

North West

34334

4,6

Northern Cape

22751

3,0

Western Cape

122107

16,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

752269

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 142 947 with 12 755 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 972 666

58%

7 483

59%

PUBLIC

2 170 281

42%

5 272

41%

Total

5 142 947

 

12 755

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 73 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 32, Free State 23, Gauteng 7 and Western Cape 11. This brings the total deaths to 20 314. Of the 73 deaths, 15 reportedly occurred in the last 48 hours: 7 in the Eastern Cape, 2 in Gauteng, and 6 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 695 496 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,5%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

4889

224 840

2 004

KwaZulu-Natal

3287

116 497

5 174

Western Cape

4464

111 759

5 884

Eastern Cape

4086

96 300

8 607

Free State

1686

48 227

8 540

North West

510

32 100

1 724

Mpumalanga

611

29 665

429

Limpopo

480

17 369

386

Northern Cape

301

18 739

3 711

Unknown

0

0

0

Total

20 314

695 496

36 459

 

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