Media Release
12 September
2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 648 214 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 816 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 12 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87323 13,5
Free State 41604 6,4
Gauteng 214831 33,1
KwaZulu-Natal 116167 17,9
Limpopo 14113 2,2
Mpumalanga 25680 4,0
North West 27094 4,2
Northern Cape 13123 2,0
Western Cape 108279 16,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 648214 100,0

 

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 902 786 with 18 620 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 49 more COVID-19 related deaths: 11 from KwaZulu-Natal, 12 from Gauteng, 8 from Eastern Cape, 5 from Free State and 13 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 427.

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 576 423 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,9%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3043 82842 1438
Free State 817 27590 13197
Gauteng 3912 190279 20640
KwaZulu-Natal 2403 106344 7420
Limpopo 258 13243 612
Mpumalanga 466 24289 925
North West 310 21673 5111
Northern Cape 165 9499 3459
Western Cape 4053 100664 3562
National 15427 576423 56364

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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