Media Statement
30 September 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
674 339.

Province Total cases for 30 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 89204 13,2
Free State 46947 7,0
Gauteng 219704 32,6
KwaZulu-Natal 119072 17,7
Limpopo 15427 2,3
Mpumalanga 27267 4,0
North West 29318 4,3
Northern Cape 16661 2,5
Western Cape 110739 16,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 674339 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 187 917 with 23 426 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 67 more COVID-19 related deaths: 3 from Eastern Cape, 37 from KwaZulu-Natal, 11 from Gauteng, 9 from Western Cape and 7 from the Free State.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 734.

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 608 112 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3124 84574 1506
Free State 1028 33017 12902
Gauteng 4244 196169 19291
KwaZulu-Natal 2675 110499 5898
Limpopo 391 14342 694
Mpumalanga 520 26019 728
North West 363 26384 2571
Northern Cape 207 13496 2958
Western Cape 4182 103612 2945
National 16734 608112 49493

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS