Media Statement
6 December 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
814 565 with 4 116 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 06 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 136772 16,8
Free State 59351 7,3
Gauteng 237719 29,2
KwaZulu-Natal 131350 16,1
Limpopo 18836 2,3
Mpumalanga 31737 3,9
North West 35093 4,3
Northern Cape 23450 2,9
Western Cape 140257 17,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 814565 100,0

 

Testing Data
A cumulative 5 592 663 tests have been completed, of which 26 735 have been conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 139 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 124, Gauteng 1 and Western Cape 14. This brings the total deaths to 22 206.

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
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