Media Statement
9 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
738 525 with 1 247 new cases identified since the last report

Province Total cases for 09 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 102057 13,8
Free State 57995 7,9
Gauteng 230412 31,2
KwaZulu-Natal 124094 16,8
Limpopo 17945 2,4
Mpumalanga 30305 4,1
North West 33908 4,6
Northern Cape 22426 3,0
Western Cape 119383 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 738525 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 993 081 with 12 641 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 36 COVID-19 related deaths today: 8 from Eastern Cape, 20 from the Free State, 1 from Gauteng, 1 from Mpumalanga and 6 from Western Cape

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 845.

Of the 36 deaths reported today, 13 was reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 4 in Eastern Cape, 2 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng and 6 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 680 726 which translates to a recovery rate of 92%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3886 92126 6045
Free State 1584 45872 10539
Gauteng 4863 221966 3583
KwaZulu-Natal 3255 115352 5487
Limpopo 476 17055 414
Mpumalanga 608 29215 482
North West 475 30248 3185
Northern Cape 295 18489 3642
Western Cape 4403 110403 4577
National 19845 680726 37954

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS