COVID-19 Update(17 September 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(17 September 2020)

17 September 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 655 572 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2128 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases  Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87 776 13,4
Free State 43 041 6,5
Gauteng 216 341 33,1
KwaZulu-Natal 117 147 17,9
Limpopo 14 444 2,2
Mpumalanga 26 104 4,0
North West 27 721 4,2
Northern Cape 14 003 2,0
Western Cape 108 995 16,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 655 572 100,0

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 983 533 with 22 354 new tests conducted since the last report

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 262 372 57% 13 459 60%
PUBLIC 1 721 161 43% 8895 40%
Total 3 983 533 22 354

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 67 more COVID-19 related deaths: 3 from Eastern Cape, 20 from KwaZulu-Natal, 13 from Gauteng, 12 from Western Cape and 19 from Limpopo. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 772.

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 585 303 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,3%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 058 83 629 1089
Free State 838 28 759 13 444
Gauteng 3 960 192 081 20 300
KwaZulu-Natal 2 469 107 732 6946
Limpopo 344 13 511 589
Mpumalanga 496 24 675 933
North West 325 22 948 4448
Northern Cape 182 10 516 3305
Western Cape 4 100 101 452 3 443
National 15 772 585 303 54 497
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