Media Statement
8 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
737 278

Province Total cases for 08 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 101336 13,7
Free State 57935 7,9
Gauteng 230299 31,2
KwaZulu-Natal 124011 16,8
Limpopo 17930 2,4
Mpumalanga 30274 4,1
North West 33855 4,6
Northern Cape 22396 3,0
Western Cape 119242 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 737278 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 980 440 with 17 266 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 20 COVID-19 related deaths today: 19 from Eastern Cape and 1 from Gauteng, This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 809.

Of the 20 deaths reported today, 1 was reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours in Gauteng.

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 679 688 which translates to a recovery rate of 92%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3878 92126 5332
Free State 1564 45872 10499
Gauteng 4862 221662 3775
KwaZulu-Natal 3255 115344 5412
Limpopo 476 17009 445
Mpumalanga 607 29083 584
North West 475 29809 3571
Northern Cape 295 18418 3683
Western Cape 4397 110365 4480
National 19809 679688 37781

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS