Media Statement
27 September 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
670 766 with 1 268 new cases identified.

Province Total cases for 27 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 88892 13,3
Free State 46128 6,9
Gauteng 219039 32,7
KwaZulu-Natal 118731 17,7
Limpopo 15270 2,3
Mpumalanga 27021 4,0
North West 29012 4,3
Northern Cape 16243 2,4
Western Cape 110430 16,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 670766 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 143 466 with 15 028 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 22 more COVID-19 related deaths: 7 from Eastern Cape, 5 from KwaZulu-Natal, 2 from Gauteng, 5 from North West, and 3 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 398.

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 603 721 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3110 84574 1208
Free State 838 31602 13688
Gauteng 4203 195417 19419
KwaZulu-Natal 2626 109960 6145
Limpopo 386 14235 649
Mpumalanga 520 25800 701
North West 355 25800 2857
Northern Cape 197 13225 2821
Western Cape 4163 103108 3159
National 16398 603721 50647

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS