COVID-19 Update(16 September 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(16 September 2020)

16 September 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 653 444 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1923 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases  Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87 663 13,4
Free State 42 602 6,5
Gauteng 215 898 33,1
KwaZulu-Natal 116 910 17,9
Limpopo 14 364 2,2
Mpumalanga 25 986 4,0
North West 27 527 4,2
Northern Cape 13 727 2,0
Western Cape 108 767 16,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 653 444 100,0

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The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 961 179 with 20 962 new tests conducted since the last report

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 248 913 57% 12 428 59%
PUBLIC 1 712 266 43% 8534 41%
Total 3 961 179 20 962

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 64 more COVID-19 related deaths: 24 from KwaZulu-Natal, 14 from Gauteng, 9 from Western Cape, 6 from Northern Cape and 11 from Mpumalanga. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 705.

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 584 195 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,4%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 055 83 629 979
Free State 838 28 586 13 178
Gauteng 3 947 191 923 20 028
KwaZulu-Natal 2 449 107 282 7179
Limpopo 325 13 413 626
Mpumalanga 496 24 653 837
North West 325 22 948 4254
Northern Cape 182 10 486 3059
Western Cape 4 088 101 275 3 404
National 15 705 584 195 53 544
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