Media Statement
20 December 2020


Today the cumulative number of cases stands at
921 922.

Province Total cases for 20 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 158484 17,2
Free State 60457 6,6
Gauteng 256595 27,8
KwaZulu-Natal 157432 17,1
Limpopo 20220 2,2
Mpumalanga 33228 3,6
North West 36678 4,0
Northern Cape 24164 2,6
Western Cape 174664 18,9
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 921922 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 6 140 839 tests have been completed with 40 466 new tests conducted since the last report.

Regrettably, 152 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 105 , Free State 5, Gauteng 1, Kwa-Zulu Natal 8, Mpumalanga 3 and Western Cape 30.

This brings the total to 24 691 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 793 914.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…