COVID -19 Update(15 October 2020)

>COVID -19 Update(15 October 2020)

15 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 698 184 with 1 770 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 15 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 91 373 13,1
Free State 52 167 7,5
Gauteng 224 158 32,1
KwaZulu-Natal 120 859 17,3
Limpopo 16 547 2,4
Mpumalanga 28 466 4,1
North West 31 356 4,5
Northern Cape 19 630 2,8
Western Cape 113 628 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 698 184 100,0

 The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 481 354 with 22 609 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 559 732 57% 14 365 64%
PUBLIC 1 921 622 43% 8 244 36%
Total 4 481 354 22 609

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 158 more COVID-19 related deaths: 22 from Eastern Cape, 19 from the Free State, 38 from KwaZulu Natal, 70 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, and 4 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 309. Of the 158 deaths reported today, occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 from Limpopo and 4 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 628 301 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3397 86927 1049
Free State 1270 36303 14594
Gauteng 4597 199656 19905
KwaZulu-Natal 3111 111953 5795
Limpopo 435 15514 598
Mpumalanga 589 27098 779
North West 393 28589 2374
Northern Cape 237 16583 2810
Western Cape 4280 105678 3670
National 18 309 628 301 51 574
2020-10-16T05:51:24+00:00October 15th, 2020|