21 December 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of
930 711 cases of COVID-19 have been identified with 8 789 identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 21 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 159767 17,2
Free State 60536 6,5
Gauteng 258202 27,7
KwaZulu-Natal 160261 17,2
Limpopo 20354 2,2
Mpumalanga 33335 3,6
North West 36801 4,0
Northern Cape 24250 2,6
Western Cape 177205 19,0
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 930711 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 6 176 683 tests have been conducted with 35 844 tests conducted since the last report

Regrettably, today we report 216 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 97, Free State 4, Gauteng 16, Kwa-Zulu Natal 15 and Western Cape 84.

This brings the total to 24 907 deaths.

Our recoveries now stand at 796 346.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS..