Media Statement
3 December 2020


As announced by His Excellency, President MC Ramaphosa, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
800 872 with 4 400 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 03 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 132149 16,5
Free State 59173 7,4
Gauteng 236086 29,5
KwaZulu-Natal 129276 16,1
Limpopo 18724 2,3
Mpumalanga 31556 3,9
North West 34955 4,4
Northern Cape 23308 2,9
Western Cape 135645 16,9
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 800872 100,0

 

Testing Data
A cumulative 5 500 669 tests have been completed, of which 31 999 have been conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 94 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 42 , Free State 11, Gauteng 8, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5 and Western Cape 28.

This brings the total deaths to 21 803

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