Health Media Statement 22 October 2020

>Health Media Statement 22 October 2020

22 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 710 515, with 2 156

new cases reported in the last 24 hours.

Province Total cases for 22 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 92 936 13,1
Free State 54 691 7,7
Gauteng 226 363 31,9
KwaZulu-Natal 121 802 17,1
Limpopo 17 018 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 109 4,1
North West 32 415 4,6
Northern Cape 20 887 2,9
Western Cape 115 294 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 710 515 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 633 671 with 25 788 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 655 540 57% 15 415 60%
PUBLIC 1 978 131 43% 10 373 40%
Total 4 633 671 25 788

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 102 COVID-19 related deaths today. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 843. Of the 102 deaths reported today, 20 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 642 560 which translates to a recovery rate of 90,4%.

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries
Eastern Cape 3513 87 746
Free State 1451 40 634
Gauteng 4693 205 216
KwaZulu-Natal 3177 112 420
Limpopo 440 15 991
Mpumalanga 594 27 684
North West 403 28 727
Northern Cape 256 17163
Western Cape 4316 106 979
National 18 843 642 560

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

2020-10-23T06:11:43+00:00October 23rd, 2020|