24 December 2020
Media Statement


Today, we report a cumulative total of
968 563 with 14 305 cases identified since the last report

Case Data

Province Total cases for 24 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 163806 16,9
Free State 61394 6,3
Gauteng 266296 27,5
KwaZulu-Natal 171455 17,7
Limpopo 21299 2,2
Mpumalanga 34084 3,5
North West 37878 3,9
Northern Cape 24554 2,5
Western Cape 187797 19,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 968563 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 6 325 784 tests have been conducted with 56 008 tests conducted since the last report

Regrettably, we report 326 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 109 , Free State 4, Gauteng 22, Kwa-Zulu Natal 81 and Western Cape 110.

This brings the total deaths to 25 983.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 822 978.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS..