Media Release
13 September
2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 649 793 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 579 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 13 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87415 13,5
Free State 41875 6,4
Gauteng 215140 33,1
KwaZulu-Natal 116389 17,9
Limpopo 14183 2,2
Mpumalanga 25750 4,0
North West 27219 4,2
Northern Cape 13391 2,1
Western Cape 108431 16,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 649793 100,0

 

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 918 478 with 15 692 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 20 more COVID-19 related deaths: 4 from KwaZulu-Natal, 6 from Gauteng, 4 from Eastern Cape, and 6 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 447.

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 577 906 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,9%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3047 82842 1526
Free State 817 27606 13452
Gauteng 3918 190761 20461
KwaZulu-Natal 2407 106399 7583
Limpopo 258 13313 612
Mpumalanga 466 24401 883
North West 310 21673 5236
Northern Cape 165 10196 3030
Western Cape 4059 100715 3657
National 15447 577906 56440

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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