Health Media Statement 16 October 2020

>Health Media Statement 16 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 700 203 with 2 019 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 16 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 91 526 13,1
Free State 52 594 7,5
Gauteng 224 534 32,1
KwaZulu-Natal 121 049 17,3
Limpopo 16 623 2,4
Mpumalanga 28 593 4,1
North West 31 516 4,5
Northern Cape 19 814 2,8
Western Cape 113 954 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 700 203 100,0

 The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 505 533 with 24 179 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 574 650 57% 14 918 62%
PUBLIC 1 930 883 43% 9 261 38%
Total 4 505 533 24 179

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 61 more COVID-19 related deaths: 14 from Eastern Cape, 21 from the Free State, 11 from KwaZulu Natal, 4 from Gauteng and 11 from Northern Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 370. Of the 61 deaths reported today, were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 2 in the Free State and 3 in Gauteng.

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 629 260 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3411 86 927 1188
Free State 1291 36 452 14 851
Gauteng 4601 200 089 19 844
KwaZulu-Natal 3122 111 999 5928
Limpopo 435 15 609 579
Mpumalanga 589 27 223 781
North West 393 28 589 2534
Northern Cape 248 16 694 2872
Western Cape 4280 105 678 3996
National 18 370 629 260 52 573
2020-10-17T05:30:55+00:00October 16th, 2020|