Health Media Statement 21 October 2020

>Health Media Statement 21 October 2020

21 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 708 359, with 2055 new cases reported in the last 24 hours.

Province Total cases for 21 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 92 566 13,1
Free State 54 238 7,7
Gauteng 226 073 31,9
KwaZulu-Natal 121 647 17,2
Limpopo 16 956 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 023 4,1
North West 32 202 4,5
Northern Cape 20 690 2,9
Western Cape 114 964 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 708 359 100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 607 883 with 26 537 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 640 125 57% 18 433 69%
PUBLIC 1 967 758 43% 8 104 31%
Total 4 607 883 26 537

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 85 COVID-19 related deaths today. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 741. Of the 85 deaths reported today, occurred in the past 48 hours.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 641 706 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries
Eastern Cape 3508 87 746
Free State 1402 40 576
Gauteng 4679 205 065
KwaZulu-Natal 3160 112 296
Limpopo 440 15 890
Mpumalanga 592 27 664
North West 403 28 727
Northern Cape 256 17 099
Western Cape 4301 106 643
National 18 741 641 706
2020-10-22T06:55:02+00:00October 21st, 2020|