Media Statement
19 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
759 658 with 2 514 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 19 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 113139 14,9
Free State 58615 7,7
Gauteng 232388 30,6
KwaZulu-Natal 125438 16,5
Limpopo 18303 2,4
Mpumalanga 30885 4,1
North West 34482 4,5
Northern Cape 22835 3,0
Western Cape 123573 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 759658 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 214 036 with 24 456 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 115 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 43, Free State 23, Gauteng 23, Kwa-Zulu Natal 9, Mpumalanga 2 and Western Cape 15.

This brings the total deaths to 20 671 Of the 115 deaths, 24 reportedly occurred in past 24 hours: 10 in Eastern Cape, 1 in Gauteng, 4 in KwaZulu Natal and 9 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 702 544 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,6%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Gauteng 4958 225235 2195
KwaZulu-Natal 3306 116558 5574
Western Cape 4502 112920 6151
Eastern Cape 4200 99900 9039
Free State 1762 49098 7755
North West 541 32391 1550
Mpumalanga 614 29797 474
Limpopo 487 17387 429
Northern Cape 301 19258 3276
Total 20671 702544 36443

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS….