LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (3 NOV 2020)

Media Statement

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 728 836 with 1 241 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 03 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 97 997 13,4
Free State 57 263 7,9
Gauteng 229 220 31,5
KwaZulu-Natal 123 387 16,9
Limpopo 17 681 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 936 4,1
North West 33 562 4,6
Northern Cape 22 062 3,0
Western Cape 117 728 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 728 836 100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 868 610 with 15 692 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 2 800 843 58% 11 288 72%
PUBLIC 2 067 767 42% 4 404 28%
Total 4 868 610   15 692  

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 74 COVID-19 related deaths today: 35 from Eastern Cape, 6 from the Free State, 8 from Gauteng, 6 from KwaZulu-Natal, 8 from Northern Cape, and 11 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 539. Of the 74 deaths reported today, 10 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 4 in Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State, 1 in KwaZulu-Natal, and 4 in 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 659 249 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 762 90 919 3 316
Free State 1 528 43 902 11 833
Gauteng 4 836 208 988 15 396
KwaZulu-Natal 3 232 113 036 7 119
Limpopo 460 16 663 558
Mpumalanga 606 28 719 611
North West 452 29 652 3 458
Northern Cape 283 18 292 3 487
Western Cape 4 380 109 078 4 270
National 19 539 659 249 50 048

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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