DOCUMENTS

1 575 new Covid-19 cases identified – Zweli Mkhize

Minister says another 107 deaths related to the disease also reported

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 692 471 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

11 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 692 471 with 1 575 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 11 October 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

90867

13,1

Free State

50851

7,3

Gauteng

223011

32,2

KwaZulu-Natal

120418

17,4

Limpopo

16326

2,4

Mpumalanga

28168

4,1

North West

30814

4,4

Northern Cape

19078

2,8

Western Cape

112938

16,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

692471

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 407 441 with 19 270 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 510 305

57%

11 192

58%

PUBLIC

1 897 136

43%

8 078

42%

Total

4 407 441

 

19 270

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 107 more COVID-19 related deaths: 58 from Eastern Cape, 38 from the Free State, 4 from KwaZulu Natal, 6 from Gauteng, and 1 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 17 780. Of the 107 deaths reported today, 4 occurred in the past 24-48 hours:, 1 in Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal and 1 in the Western Cape.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health- care workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 623 765 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

3283

86400

1184

Free State

1166

35537

14148

Gauteng

4450

198876

19685

KwaZulu-Natal

3004

111708

5706

Limpopo

425

15261

640

Mpumalanga

585

26882

701

North West

382

27918

2514

Northern Cape

232

16087

2759

Western Cape

4253

105096

3589

National

17780

623765

50926

Issued by Department of Health, 12 October 2020