NEWS & ANALYSIS

106 new Covid-19 deaths, fifteen in past 24-48 hours – Zweli Mkhize

Minister says 1 729 new cases were identified since the last report

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 740 254 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

10 November 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 740 254 with 1 729 new cases identified since the last report

Province

Total cases for 10 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

103180

13,9

Free State

58033

7,8

Gauteng

230559

31,1

KwaZulu-Natal

124196

16,8

Limpopo

17968

2,4

Mpumalanga

30385

4,1

North West

33948

4,6

Northern Cape

22463

3,0

Western Cape

119522

16,1

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

740254

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 010 350 with 17 269 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 889 657

58%

11 071

64%

PUBLIC

2 120 693

42%

6 198

36%

Total

5 010 350

 

17 269

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 106 COVID-19 related deaths today: 12 from KwaZulu Natal, 24 from Eastern Cape, 15 from the Free State, 33 from North West, 7 from Gauteng, and 15 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 951. Of the 106 deaths reported today, 15 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 2 in Eastern Cape, 2 in the Free State, 2 in Gauteng, 1 in KwaZulu Natal, and 8 in 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 683 194 which translates to a recovery rate of 92%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

4870

223 705

1 984

KwaZulu-Natal

3267

115 544

5 385

Western Cape

4418

110 644

4 460

Eastern Cape

3910

92 126

7 144

Free State

1599

46 058

10 376

North West

508

30 248

3 192

Mpumalanga

608

29 215

562

Limpopo

476

17 074

418

Northern Cape

295

18 580

3 588

Unknown

Total

0

19 951

0

683 194

0

37 109

Issued by Department of Health, 11 November 2020