Media Statement
31 December 2020


As of today the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified is 1 057 161 with 18 000 cases identified since the last report.

Province
Eastern Cape
Total cases for 31 December 2020
170687
Percentage total
16,1
Free State 62670 5,9
Gauteng 287018 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 199983 18,9
Limpopo 25076 2,4
Mpumalanga 36707 3,5
North West 40185 3,8
Northern Cape 25314 2,4
Western Cape 209521 19,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 1057161 100,0

 

A cumulative 6 609 208 tests have been conducted with 55 447 tests completed since the last report.

Regrettably, 436 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 57, Free State 1, Gauteng 84, Kwa-Zulu Natal 116, Limpopo 20, Mpumalanga 4, Northern Cape 4 and
Western Cape 150 which brings the
total to 28 469 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 879 671. This represents a recovery rate of 83%.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…