Media Statement
1 December 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
792 299 with 2 295 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 01 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 128889 16,3
Free State 59058 7,5
Gauteng 235193 29,7
KwaZulu-Natal 128152 16,2
Limpopo 18624 2,4
Mpumalanga 31434 4,0
North West 34871 4,4
Northern Cape 23213 2,9
Western Cape 132865 16,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 792299 100,0

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 109 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 36, Free State 12, Gauteng 5, Kwa-Zulu Natal 12, North West 17 and Western Cape 27.

This brings the total to 21 644 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