Media Statement
29 September 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
672 572 with 903 new cases identified since the last report

Province Total cases for 29 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 89076 13,2
Free State 46558 6,9
Gauteng 219373 32,6
KwaZulu-Natal 118889 17,7
Limpopo 15343 2,3
Mpumalanga 27163 4,0
North West 29160 4,3
Northern Cape 16469 2,4
Western Cape 110541 16,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 672572 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 164 491 with 12 011 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 81 more COVID-19 related deaths: 8 from Eastern Cape, 10 from Northern Cape, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal, 28 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, 8 from North West, 6 from Western Cape and 5 from the Free State.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 667.

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 606 520 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3121 84574 1381
Free State 1021 31949 13588
Gauteng 4233 195979 19161
KwaZulu-Natal 2638 110468 5783
Limpopo 391 14326 626
Mpumalanga 520 25971 672
North West 363 26384 2413
Northern Cape 207 13441 2821
Western Cape 4173 103428 2940
National 16667 606520 49385

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

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