Media Statement
18 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
757 144 with 2 888 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 18 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 112018 14,8
Free State 58567 7,7
Gauteng 232147 30,7
KwaZulu-Natal 125282 16,5
Limpopo 18276 2,4
Mpumalanga 30799 4,1
North West 34431 4,5
Northern Cape 22796 3,0
Western Cape 122828 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 757144 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 189 580 with 28 703 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 123 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 35, Free State 31, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 3, Limpopo 7, North West 31 and Western Cape 12.

This brings the total deaths to 20 556. Of the 123 deaths 17 reportedly occurred in past 24 hours: 4 in Eastern Cape, 2 in Gauteng, 11 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 701 534 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,6%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Gauteng 4935 225067 2145
KwaZulu-Natal 3297 116536 5449
Western Cape 4487 112638 5703
Eastern Cape 4157 99900 7961
Free State 1739 49082 7746
North West 541 32391 1499
Mpumalanga 612 29772 415
Limpopo 487 17387 402
Northern Cape 301 18761 3734
Total 20556 701534 35054

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS….