27 December 2020
Today, we have breached one million cumulative cases of COVID-19 in South Africa, with a cumulative total of 1 004 413 cases reported.
|Province||Total cases for 27 December 2020||Percentage total|
A cumulative 6 445 318 tests have been conducted with 29 494 tests completed since the last report.
Regrettably, today we report 214 COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 123, Gauteng 17, KwaZulu Natal 13, Northern Cape 5 and Western Cape 56.
This brings the total to 26 735 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 844 874. This represents a recovery rate of 84,1%.
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health