Media Statement
25 December 2020


As of today a cumulative total of 983 359 COVID-19 cases have been identified with 14 796 identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 25 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 165022 16,8
Free State 61581 6,3
Gauteng 269889 27,4
KwaZulu-Natal 176131 17,9
Limpopo 21978 2,2
Mpumalanga 34463 3,5
North West 38241 3,9
Northern Cape 24681 2,5
Western Cape 191373 19,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 983359 100,0

 

A cumulative 6 378 007 tests have been conducted with 52 223 tests completed since the last report.

Regrettably, we report 293 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 115 , Free State 6, Gauteng 23, Kwa-Zulu Natal 27, Limpopo 10, Mpumalanga 5 and Western Cape 107.

This brings the total to 26 276 deaths

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

Our recoveries currently stand at 830 251.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…