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1 092 new Covid-19 cases identified in one day – Zweli Mkhize

Minister says 19/45 deaths were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 717 851 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

27 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 717 851 with 1 092 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 27 October 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

94497

13,2

Free State

56018

7,8

Gauteng

227559

31,7

KwaZulu-Natal

122447

17,1

Limpopo

17277

2,4

Mpumalanga

29473

4,1

North West

32804

4,6

Northern Cape

21458

3,0

Western Cape

116318

16,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

717851

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 726 875 with 17 472 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 710 672

57%

13 415

77%

PUBLIC

2 016 203

43%

4 057

23%

Total

4 726 875

 

17 472

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 45 COVID-19 related deaths today: 10 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Gauteng, 12 from Free State, 5 from KwaZulu Natal, 3 from Mpumalanga, and 11 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 053. Of the 45 deaths reported today, 19 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 2 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Gauteng, 5 from the Free State, from KwaZulu- Natal and 8 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 647 833 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

3570

88437

2490

Free State

1490

40991

13537

Gauteng

4711

207060

15788

KwaZulu-Natal

3197

112591

6659

Limpopo

451

16218

608

Mpumalanga

601

28245

627

North West

434

28841

3529

Northern Cape

256

17763

3439

Western Cape

4343

107687

4288

National

19053

647833

50965

Issued by Department of Health, 27 October 2020