Media Statement
7 December 2020


As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is
817 878 with 3 313 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 07 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 138020 16,9
Free State 59386 7,3
Gauteng 238256 29,1
KwaZulu-Natal 131725 16,1
Limpopo 18856 2,3
Mpumalanga 31773 3,9
North West 35104 4,3
Northern Cape 23462 2,9
Western Cape 141296 17,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 817878 100,0

 

Testing Data
A cumulative 5 611 915 tests have been completed, of which 19 252 have been conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 43 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Free State 9, Gauteng 2, KwaZulu Natal 5, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 26 which brings the total to 22 249 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
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