Media Statement
13 December 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of
860 964 COVID-19 cases have been reported with 7 999 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 13 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 148528 17,3
Free State 59818 6,9
Gauteng 245360 28,5
KwaZulu-Natal 141372 16,4
Limpopo 19303 2,2
Mpumalanga 32297 3,8
North West 35703 4,1
Northern Cape 23732 2,8
Western Cape 154851 18,0
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 860964 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 5 859 178 tests have been completed with 39 423 new tests conducted since the last report.

Regrettably, 170 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 94, Free State 11, Gauteng 3, Kwa-Zulu Natal 4, Northern Cape 4 and Western Cape 54.

This brings the total deaths to 23 276.

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health workers that treated the deceased.

Our recoveries now stand at 761 011.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…