Media Statement
27 November 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
781 941 with 3 370 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 27 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 124067 15,9
Free State 58946 7,5
Gauteng 234305 30,0
KwaZulu-Natal 127219 16,3
Limpopo 18520 2,4
Mpumalanga 31268 4,0
North West 34772 4,4
Northern Cape 23118 3,0
Western Cape 129726 16,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 781941 100,0

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 89 deaths today: Eastern Cape 55, Free State 19, Gauteng 3, KwaZulu Natal 5 and Western Cape 7.

This brings the total to 21 378 deaths.


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

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS