LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (12 OCT 2020)

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 693 359 with 888 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 12 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 90 977 13,1
Free State 51 078 7,4
Gauteng 223 169 32,2
KwaZulu-Natal 120 477 17,4
Limpopo 16 346 2,4
Mpumalanga 28 211 4,1
North West 30 897 4,5
Northern Cape 19 172 2,8
Western Cape 113 032 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 693 359 100,0


The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 418 418 with 10 977 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 516 739 57% 6 434 59%
PUBLIC 1 901 679 43% 4 543 41%
Total 4 418 418 10 977

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 83 more COVID-19 related deaths: 17 from Eastern Cape, 43 from the Free State, 2 from KwaZulu Natal, 11 from Gauteng, 3 in North West and 7 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 17 863. Of the 83 deaths reported today, 8 occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Free State, 2 in Gauteng and 5 in the Western Cape.

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 624 659 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3300 86400 1277
Free State 1209 35 537 14 332
Gauteng 4461 199 116 19 592
KwaZulu-Natal 3006 111 743 5728
Limpopo 425 15 326 595
Mpumalanga 585 26 996 630
North West 385 28 215 2297
Northern Cape 232 16 190 2750
Western Cape 4260 105 136 3636
National 17 863 624 659 50 837

Diseases A-Z Index

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