LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (27 OCT 2020)

Media Statement

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 717 851 with 1 092 new cases identified since the last report. 

Province Total cases for 27 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 94 497 13,2
Free State 56 018 7,8
Gauteng 227 559 31,7
KwaZulu-Natal 122 447 17,1
Limpopo 17 277 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 473 4,1
North West 32 804 4,6
Northern Cape 21 458 3,0
Western Cape 116 318 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 717 851 100,0

 

 The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 726 875 with 17 472 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 2 710 672 57% 13 415 77%
PUBLIC 2 016 203 43% 4 057 23%
Total 4 726 875   17 472  

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 45 COVID-19 related deaths today: 10 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Gauteng, 12 from Free State, 5 from KwaZulu-Natal, 3 from Mpumalanga, and 11 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 053. Of the 45 deaths reported today, 19 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 2 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Gauteng, 5 from the Free State, from KwaZulu-Natal and 8 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 647 833 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 570 88 437 2 490
Free State 1 490 40 991 13 537
Gauteng 4 711 207 060 15 788
KwaZulu-Natal 3 197 112 591 6 659
Limpopo 451 16 218 608
Mpumalanga 601 28 245 627
North West 434 28 841 3 529
Northern Cape 256 17 763 3 439
Western Cape 4 343 107 687 4 288
National 19 053 647 833 50 965

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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