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20 Covid-19 deaths reported in SA – Zweli Mkhize

Health Minister says 1 579 cases were also identified in one day

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 649 793 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

13 September 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 649 793 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 579 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 13 September 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

87415

13,5

Free State

41875

6,4

Gauteng

215140

33,1

KwaZulu-Natal

116389

17,9

Limpopo

14183

2,2

Mpumalanga

25750

4,0

North West

27219

4,2

Northern Cape

13391

2,1

Western Cape

108431

16,7

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

649793

100,0

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 918 478 with 15 692 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 20 more COVID-19 related deaths: 4 from KwaZulu-Natal, 6 from Gauteng, 4 from Eastern Cape, and 6 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 447.

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 577 906 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,9%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

3047

82842

1526

Free State

817

27606

13452

Gauteng

3918

190761

20461

KwaZulu-Natal

2407

106399

7583

Limpopo

258

13313

612

Mpumalanga

466

24401

883

North West

310

21673

5236

Northern Cape

165

10196

3030

Western Cape

4059

100715

3657

National

15447

577906

56440

Issued by Department of Health, 14 September 2020