As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 694 537 with 1 178 new cases identified since the last report.
|Province||Total cases for 13 October 2020||Percentage total|
The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 433 952 with 15 534 new tests conducted since the last report.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|PRIVATE||2 528 313||57%||11 574||75%|
|PUBLIC||1 905 639||43%||3 960||25%|
|Total||4 433 952||15 534|
Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 165 more COVID-19 related deaths: 31 from Eastern Cape, 28 from the Free State, 50 from KwaZulu Natal, 31 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, 4 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Northern Cape and 11 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 028. Of the 163 deaths reported to- day, 18 occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 3 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in Mpumalanga, 2 in Gauteng, 2 from Northern Cape and 10 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 625 574 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%
|Province||Total Deaths||Total Recoveries||Active Cases|