LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (31 DEC 2020)

Media Statement  

As of today the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases identified is 1 057 161 with 18 001 cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 31 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 170 687 16,1
Free State 62 670 5,9
Gauteng 287 018 27,1
KwaZulu-Natal 199 983 18,9
Limpopo 25 076 2,4
Mpumalanga 36 707 3,5
North West 40 185 3,8
Northern Cape 25 314 2,4
Western Cape 209 521 19,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total                                                                                                          1057161                                                          100,0

A cumulative 6 609 208 tests have been conducted with 55 447 tests completed since the last report.

 

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 3 839 269 58% 32 848 59%
PUBLIC 2 769 939 42% 22 599 41%
Total 6 609 208   55 447  

Regrettably, 436 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 57, Free State 1, Gauteng 84, KwaZulu-Natal 116, Limpopo 20, Mpumalanga 4, Northern Cape 4 and Western Cape 150 which brings the total to 28 469 deaths. 

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

Our recoveries currently stand at 879 671. This represents a recovery rate of 83%.

  Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 7 316 157 216 6 155
Free State 2 168 54 988 5 514
Gauteng 5 549 253 070 28 399
KwaZulu-Natal 4 394 143 524 52 065
Limpopo 592 19 837 4 647
Mpumalanga 644 32 859 3 204
North West 577 34 659 4 949
Northern Cape 390 23 071 1 853
Western Cape 6 839 160 447 42 235
  28 469 879 671 149 021

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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