Health Media Statement 25 October 2020

>Health Media Statement 25 October 2020

Media Statement

25 October 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 715 868.

Province Total cases for 25 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 93 986 13,1
Free State 55 615 7,8
Gauteng 227 193 31,7
KwaZulu-Natal 122 263 17,1
Limpopo 17 215 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 333 4,1
North West 32 738 4,6
Northern Cape 21 375 3,0
Western Cape 116 150 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 715 868 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 697 939 with 19 997 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 690 264 57% 10 339 52%
PUBLIC 2 007 675 43% 9 658 48%
Total 4 697 939 20 826

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 24 COVID-19 related deaths today. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 968. Of the 24 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 646 170 which translates to a recovery rate of 90,3%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries
Eastern Cape 3552 88 437
Free State 1478 40 980
Gauteng 4703 206 362
KwaZulu-Natal 3191 112 468
Limpopo 451 16 218
Mpumalanga 594 28 056
North West 418 28 804
Northern Cape 256 17 504
Western Cape 4325 107 341
National 18 968 646 170

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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2020-10-26T05:18:28+00:00October 25th, 2020|