Media Statement
22 September 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
663 282 with 1 346 new cases identified.

Province Total cases for 22 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 88319 13,3
Free State 44616 6,7
Gauteng 217759 32,8
KwaZulu-Natal 117972 17,8
Limpopo 14777 2,2
Mpumalanga 26612 4,0
North West 28331 4,3
Northern Cape 15280 2,3
Western Cape 109616 16,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 663282 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 064 117 with 16 394 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 126 more COVID-19 related deaths: 5 from Eastern Cape 54 from KwaZulu-Natal, 45 from Gauteng, 5 from North West, and 17 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 118.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 592 904 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,4%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3084 84108 1127
Free State 838 29283 14495
Gauteng 4084 193701 19974
KwaZulu-Natal 2586 108684 6702
Limpopo 362 13756 659
Mpumalanga 496 25281 835
North West 341 24101 3889
Northern Cape 189 11724 3367
Western Cape 4138 102266 3212
National 16118 592904 54260

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS