Media Statement
21 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
765 409 with 2 646 new cases identified since the last report

Province Total cases for 21 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 116175 15,2
Free State 58730 7,7
Gauteng 232856 30,4
KwaZulu-Natal 125901 16,4
Limpopo 18372 2,4
Mpumalanga 31024 4,1
North West 34570 4,5
Northern Cape 22929 3,0
Western Cape 124852 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 765409 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 269 062 with 26 007 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 86 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 58, Free State 17, KwaZulu Natal 2 and Western Cape 9.

This brings the total to 20 845 deaths. Of the 86 deaths, 22 reportedly occurred in the past 48 hours: 13 in Eastern Cape, 1 in KwaZulu Natal, 8 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 707 784 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,5%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Gauteng 4960 227 469 427
KwaZulu-Natal 3309 116 571 6 021
Western Cape 4514 113 512 6 826
Eastern Cape 4325 101 438 10 412
Free State 1794 49 225 7 711
North West 541 32 861 1 168
Mpumalanga 614 29 937 473
Limpopo 487 17 496 389
Northern Cape 301 19 275 3 353
Total 20 845 707 784 36 780

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health