Media Statement
23 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
769 759 with 2 080 new cases identified since the last report. We have registered a positivity rate of 14%, which is concerning

Province Total cases for 23 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 118688 15,4
Free State 58796 7,6
Gauteng 233164 30,3
KwaZulu-Natal 126130 16,4
Limpopo 18408 2,4
Mpumalanga 31086 4,0
North West 34600 4,5
Northern Cape 22968 3,0
Western Cape 125919 16,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 769759 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 305 343 with 14 377 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 65 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 26, Free State 19, Gauteng 2, Limpopo 3, North West 8 and Western Cape 7.

This brings the total to 20 968 deaths.

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 711 195 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,4%

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…