COVID-19 Update(18 September 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(18 September 2020)

18 September 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 657 627 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2055 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases  Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87 894 13,4
Free State 43 375 6,6
Gauteng 216 790 33,0
KwaZulu-Natal 117 360 17,8
Limpopo 14 557 2,2
Mpumalanga 26 262 4,0
North West 27 856 4,2
Northern Cape 14 376 2,2
Western Cape 109 157 16,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 657 627 100,0

 

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 2 272 838 57% 10 466 52%
PUBLIC 1 730 752 43% 9591 48%
Total 4 003 590 20 057

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 85 more COVID-19 related deaths: 5 from Eastern Cape, 9 from KwaZulu-Natal, 62 from Gauteng, 7 from Western Cape and 2 from Northern Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 857.

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 586 844 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,2%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 063 83 629 1202
Free State 838 28 934 13 603
Gauteng 4022 192 447 20 321
KwaZulu-Natal 2 478 107 777 7105
Limpopo 344 13 572 641
Mpumalanga 496 24 813 953
North West 325 23 382 4149
Northern Cape 184 10 640 3552
Western Cape 4 107 101 650 3 400
National 15 857 586 844 54 926
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