LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (22 DEC 2020)

22 December 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 940 212 cases of COVID-19 have been identified.

 

Province Total cases for 22 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 161186 17,1
Free State 60805 6,5
Gauteng 259962 27,6
KwaZulu-Natal 162680 17,3
Limpopo 20519 2,2
Mpumalanga 33493 3,6
North West 37090 3,9
Northern Cape 24300 2,6
Western Cape 180177 19,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 940212 100,0

 

A cumulative total of 6 215 728 tests have been conducted with 39 045 tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 3 600 543 58% 24 254 62%
PUBLIC 2 615 185 42% 14 791 38%
Total 6 215 728   39 045  

 

Regrettably, today we report 339 more COVID-19 related deaths: Eastern Cape 107, Free State 8, Gauteng 30, Kwa-Zulu Natal 45, Limpopo 7 and Western Cape 142. This brings the total to 25 246 deaths.

 

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

Our recoveries now stand at 808 241.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries
Eastern Cape 6359 143 409
Free State 2139 54 359
Gauteng 5226 239 069
KwaZulu-Natal 3703 127 429
Limpopo 533 18 694
Mpumalanga 624 31 693
North West 571 34 116
Northern Cape 372 21 988
Western Cape 5719 137 484
Total 25 246 808 241

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize Minister of Health

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