Media Statement
25 November 2020

As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
775 502 with 3 250 new cases identified since the last report

Province Total cases for 25 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 121329 15,6
Free State 58846 7,6
Gauteng 233710 30,1
KwaZulu-Natal 126635 16,3
Limpopo 18439 2,4
Mpumalanga 31163 4,0
North West 34690 4,5
Northern Cape 23044 3,0
Western Cape 127646 16,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 775502 100,0


The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 355 068 with 29 437 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, In the last 24 hours, 118 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 51, Free State 24, Gauteng 7, Kwa-Zulu Natal 2, Limpopo 4 and Western Cape 30 which brings the total to 21 201 deaths

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients.

As National Department of Health, we have identified that there is a need to reconcile data in Gauteng Province.

We have brought this to the attention of the Province and they have indicated that they are in the process of harmonizing the data.

For this reason we will not be reporting the recoveries and active cases in the Province for today while we await the urgent conclusion of these processes

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health