As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 703 793 with 1 662 new cases identified since the last report.
|Province||Total cases for 18 October 2020||Percentage total|
The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 549 478 with 21 337 new tests conducted since the last report.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|PRIVATE||2 600 029||57%||12 241||57%|
|PUBLIC||1 949 449||43%||9 096||43%|
|Total||4 549 478||21 337|
Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 63 more COVID-19 related deaths: 9 from Eastern Cape and 54 from KwaZulu Natal This This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 18 471. Of the deaths reported today, none were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours.
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 634 543 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%
|Province||Total Deaths||Total Recoveries||Active Cases|