Media Statement
3 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
728 836 with 1 241 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 03 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 97997 13,4
Free State 57263 7,9
Gauteng 229220 31,5
KwaZulu-Natal 123387 16,9
Limpopo 17681 2,4
Mpumalanga 29936 4,1
North West 33562 4,6
Northern Cape 22062 3,0
Western Cape 117728 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 728836 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 868 610 with 15 692 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 74 COVID-19 related deaths today: 35 from Eastern Cape, 6 from the Free State, 8 from Gauteng, 6 from KwaZulu-Natal, 8 from Northern Cape, and 11 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 539.

Of the 74 deaths reported today, 10 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 4 in Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State, 1 in KwaZulu Natal, and 4 in Western Cape.

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 659 249 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3762 90919 3316
Free State 1528 43902 11833
Gauteng 4836 208988 15396
KwaZulu-Natal 3232 113036 7119
Limpopo 460 16663 558
Mpumalanga 606 28719 611
North West 452 29652 3458
Northern Cape 283 18292 3487
Western Cape 4380 109078 4270
National 19539 659249 50048

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS