Media Statement
4 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
730 548 with 1 712 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 04 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 98622 13,5
Free State 57430 7,9
Gauteng 229490 31,4
KwaZulu-Natal 123497 16,9
Limpopo 17739 2,4
Mpumalanga 29998 4,1
North West 33629 4,6
Northern Cape 22134 3,0
Western Cape 118009 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 730548 100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 893 683 with 25 073 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 46 COVID-19 related deaths today: 24 from Eastern Cape, 9 from Gauteng, 3 from the Free State, 5 from KwaZulu Natal, 1 from Northern Cape and 4 from Western Cape. 

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 585. Of the 46 deaths reported today, 9 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Free State, 2 in Eastern Cape, 2 in Gauteng, 1 in Northern Cape and 3 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 660 185 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3786 90919 3917
Free State 1531 43902 11997
Gauteng 4845 209243 15402
KwaZulu-Natal 3237 113203 7057
Limpopo 460 16762 525
Mpumalanga 606 28816 576
North West 452 29652 3517
Northern Cape 284 18303 3547
Western Cape 4384 109385 4240
National 19585 660185 50778

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS