Media Statement
7 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
735 906 with 1731 new cases identified.

Province Total cases for 07 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 100710 13,7
Free State 57841 7,9
Gauteng 230165 31,3
KwaZulu-Natal 123886 16,8
Limpopo 17892 2,4
Mpumalanga 30233 4,1
North West 33820 4,6
Northern Cape 22344 3,0
Western Cape 119015 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 735906 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 963 174 with 22 455 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 40 COVID-19 related deaths today: 21 from Eastern Cape, 2 from Gauteng, 7 from the Free State, 6 from KwaZulu Natal and 4 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 789.

Of the 40 deaths reported today, 11 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 4 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal, 1 in Eastern 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 678 738 which translates to a recovery rate of 92%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3859 92126 4725
Free State 1564 45780 10497
Gauteng 4861 221243 4061
KwaZulu-Natal 3255 115281 5350
Limpopo 476 16951 465
Mpumalanga 607 29018 608
North West 475 29652 3693
Northern Cape 295 18418 3631
Western Cape 4397 110269 4349
National 19789 678738 37379

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS