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Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 754 256 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

17 Nov 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 754 256 with 1 987 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 17 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

110312

14,6

Free State

58499

7,8

Gauteng

231860

30,7

KwaZulu-Natal

125102

16,6

Limpopo

18243

2,4

Mpumalanga

30758

4,1

North West

34371

4,6

Northern Cape

22771

3,0

Western Cape

122340

16,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

754256

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 160 877 with 17 930 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 984 086

58%

11 420

64%

PUBLIC

2 176 791

42%

6 510

36%

Total

5 160 877

 

17 930

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 119 more COVID-19 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 36, Free State 22, Gauteng 42, Kwa-Zulu Natal 7, Mpumalanga 1 and Western Cape 11 which brings the total reported deaths to 20 433. Of the 119 deaths, 7 reportedly oc- curred in the past 48 hours: 3 in the Free State and 4 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 696 820 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,4%

Province

Total Cumulative Cases

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

231 860

4931

225 067

1 862

KwaZulu-Natal

125 102

3294

116 518

5 290

Western Cape

122 340

4475

112 371

5 494

Eastern Cape

110 312

4122

96 300

9 890

Free State

58 499

1708

48 593

8 198

North West

34 371

510

32 100

1 761

Mpumalanga

30 758

612

29 747

399

Limpopo

18 243

480

17 382

381

Northern Cape

22 771

301

18 742

3 728

Unknown

0

0

0

0

Total

754 256

20 433

696 820

37 003

 

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