Media Statement
25 September 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
668 529 with 1 480 cases identified.

Province Total cases for 25 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 88680 13,3
Free State 45678 6,8
Gauteng 218650 32,7
KwaZulu-Natal 118489 17,7
Limpopo 15139 2,3
Mpumalanga 26914 4,0
North West 28809 4,3
Northern Cape 15946 2,4
Western Cape 110224 16,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 668529 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 117 079 with 14 917 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 29 more COVID-19 related deaths: 5 from Eastern Cape 5 from KwaZulu-Natal, 5 from Gauteng, 2 from Limpopo, 8 from Northern Cape and 4 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 312.

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 599 149 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,6%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3098 84108 1474
Free State 838 31288 13552
Gauteng 4158 194417 20075
KwaZulu-Natal 2617 108993 6879
Limpopo 386 14050 703
Mpumalanga 509 25479 926
North West 350 25003 3456
Northern Cape 197 12959 2790
Western Cape 4159 102852 3213
National 16312 599149 53068

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS