Media Statement
14 December 2020


As announced by His Excellency, President MC Ramaphosa, today a cumulative total of
866 127 COVID-19 cases have been reported.

Province Total cases for 14 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 149510 17,3
Free State 59846 6,9
Gauteng 246116 28,4
KwaZulu-Natal 142924 16,5
Limpopo 19348 2,2
Mpumalanga 32341 3,7
North West 35729 4,1
Northern Cape 23759 2,7
Western Cape 156554 18,1
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 866127 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 5 884 227 tests have been completed with 25 049 new tests conducted since the last report.

Regrettably, 175 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 93, Free State16, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, North West 5, Northern Cape 20 and Western Cape 32.

This brings the total to 23 451 deaths

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 762 746.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…