NEWS & ANALYSIS

1 245 new Covid-19 cases identified - Zweli Mkhize

Minister says of 73 deaths, 15 reportedly occurred in the last 48 hours

Update on Covid-19 (16th November 2020)

16 November 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 752 269 with 1 245 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 16 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

108993

14,5

Free State

58453

7,8

Gauteng

231733

30,8

KwaZulu-Natal

124958

16,6

Limpopo

18235

2,4

Mpumalanga

30705

4,1

North West

34334

4,6

Northern Cape

22751

3,0

Western Cape

122107

16,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

752269

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 142 947 with 12 755 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 73 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 32, Free State 23, Gauteng 7 and Western Cape 11.

This brings the total deaths to 20 314. Of the 73 deaths, 15 reportedly occurred in the last 48 hours: 7 in the Eastern Cape, 2 in Gauteng, and 6 in the Western Cape.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 695 496 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,5%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

4889

224 840

2 004

KwaZulu-Natal

3287

116 497

5 174

Western Cape

4464

111 759

5 884

Eastern Cape

4086

96 300

8 607

Free State

1686

48 227

8 540

North West

510

32 100

1 724

Mpumalanga

611

29 665

429

Limpopo

480

17 369

386

Northern Cape

301

18 739

3 711

Unknown

0

0

0

Total

20 314

695 496

36 459

UPDATE 14 November 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 749 182 with 2 237 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 14 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

107515

14,4

Free State

58371

7,8

Gauteng

231479

30,9

KwaZulu-Natal

124774

16,7

Limpopo

18170

2,4

Mpumalanga

30611

4,1

North West

34266

4,6

Northern Cape

22669

3,0

Western Cape

121327

16,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

749182

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 110 384 with 23 497 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

2 953 407

58%

14 385

61%

PUBLIC

2 156 977

42%

9 112

39%

Total

5 110 384

 

23 497

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 53 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 34, Free State 6, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5 and Western Cape 8. This brings the total to 20 206. Of the 53 deaths, 19 reportedly occurred in the last 48 hours: 8 in the Eastern Cape, 3 in the Free State,1 in KwaZulu Natal and 7 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 693 261 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,5%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

4877

224 817

1 785

KwaZulu-Natal

3281

116 351

5 142

Western Cape

4449

111 598

5 280

Eastern Cape

4034

94 799

8 682

Free State

1663

48 109

8 599

North West

510

32 100

1 656

Mpumalanga

611

29 513

487

Limpopo

480

17 274

416

Northern Cape

301

18 700

3 668

Unknown

0

0

0

Total

20 206

693 261

35 715

UPDATE 13 November 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 746 945 with 2 213 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 13 November 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

106334

14,2

Free State

58288

7,8

Gauteng

231277

31,0

KwaZulu-Natal

124592

16,7

Limpopo

18109

2,4

Mpumalanga

30571

4,1

North West

34208

4,6

Northern Cape

22627

3,0

Western Cape

120939

16,2

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

746945

100,

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 086 887 with 23 430 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 77 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 29, Free State 21, Gauteng 4, Kwa-Zulu Natal 7, Limpopo 4, Mpumalanga 1 and Western Cape 11.

This brings the total to 20 153. Of the 77 deaths, 16 reportedly occurred in the last 48 hours: 11 in the Eastern Cape, 2 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal,

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

Our recoveries now stand at 692 177 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,7%

Province

Total Cumula
tive Cases

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Gauteng

231 277

4877

224 817

1 583

KwaZulu-Natal

124 592

3276

116 331

4 985

Western Cape

120 939

4441

111 383

5 115

Eastern Cape

106 334

4000

94 799

7 535

Free State

58 288

1657

47 861

8 770

North West

34 208

510

31 671

2 027

Mpumalanga

30 571

611

29 442

518

Limpopo

18 109

480

17 175

454

Northern Cape

22 627

301

18 698

3 628

Unknown

0

0

0

0

Total

746 945

20 153

692 177

34 615

Issued by Department of Health, 16 November 2020