Media Statement
13 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
746 945 with 2 213 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 13 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 106334 14,2
Free State 58288 7,8
Gauteng 231277 31,0
KwaZulu-Natal 124592 16,7
Limpopo 18109 2,4
Mpumalanga 30571 4,1
North West 34208 4,6
Northern Cape 22627 3,0
Western Cape 120939 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 746945 100,

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 086 887 with 23 430 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 77 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 29, Free State 21, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 7, Limpopo 4, Mpumalanga 1 and Western Cape 11.

This brings the total to 20 153. Of the 77 deaths, 16 reportedly occurred in the last 48 hours: 11 in the Eastern Cape, 2 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal,

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 692 177 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,7%

Province Total Cumula
tive Cases
Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Gauteng 231 277 4877 224 817 1 583
KwaZulu-Natal 124 592 3276 116 331 4 985
Western Cape 120 939 4441 111 383 5 115
Eastern Cape 106 334 4000 94 799 7 535
Free State 58 288 1657 47 861 8 770
North West 34 208 510 31 671 2 027
Mpumalanga 30 571 611 29 442 518
Limpopo 18 109 480 17 175 454
Northern Cape 22 627 301 18 698 3 628
Unknown 0 0 0 0
Total 746 945 20 153 692 177 34 615

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS