Media Statement
26 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
778 571 with 3 069 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 26 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 122587 15,7
Free State 58912 7,6
Gauteng 233995 30,1
KwaZulu-Natal 126866 16,3
Limpopo 18477 2,4
Mpumalanga 31215 4,0
North West 34721 4,5
Northern Cape 23095 3,0
Western Cape 128703 16,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 778571 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 383 078 with 28 010 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 88 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 33, Free State 25, Gauteng 5, Kwa-Zulu Natal 2, Limpopo 5 and Western Cape 18.

This brings the total deaths to 21 289.

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

Officials from Gauteng Province have indicated that they are giving urgent attention to the issue of data reconciliation. In addition, we have deployed a team to assist them to resolve the issue  expediently.


Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health