Media Statement
12 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
744 732.

Province Total cases for 12 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 105267 14,1
Free State 58217 7,8
Gauteng 231074 31,0
KwaZulu-Natal 124453 16,7
Limpopo 18063 2,4
Mpumalanga 30520 4,1
North West 34131 4,6
Northern Cape 22575 3,0
Western Cape 120432 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 744732 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 063 457 with 25 675 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 65 more deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 37, Free State 18, Gauteng 1, Kwa-Zulu Natal 1 and Western Cape 8. This brings the total of COVID-19 related deaths to 20 076.

Of the 65 deaths, 17 are reported to have occurred in the last 48 hours: 8 in Eastern Cape, 3 in the Free State, 1 in KwaZulu Natal and 5 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 690 903 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,7%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3971 94 799 6497
Free State 1636 47 284 9297
Gauteng 4873 224 817 1384
KwaZulu-Natal 3269 116 187 4997
Limpopo 476 17 074 513
Mpumalanga 610 29 312 598
North West 510 31 671 1950
Northern Cape 301 18 672 3602
Western Cape 4430 111 087 4915
National 20 076 690 903 33753

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS