LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (30 OCT 2020)

Media Statement

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 723 682 with 1 912 new cases identified since the last report. 

Province Total cases for 30 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 96 093 13,3
Free State 56 746 7,8
Gauteng 228 432 31,6
KwaZulu-Natal 122 954 17,0
Limpopo 17 497 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 763 4,1
North West 33 256 4,6
Northern Cape 21 836 3,0
Western Cape 117 105 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 723 682 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 800 823 with 23 214 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
PRIVATE 2 757 934 57% 13 999 60%
PUBLIC 2 042 889 43% 9 215 40%
Total 4 800 823   23 214  

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 66 COVID-19 related deaths today: 21 from Eastern Cape, 2 from Gauteng, 7 from the Free State, 8 from KwaZulu-Natal, 2 from Mpumalanga,  18 from North West, 4 from Northern Cape and 4 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 230. Of the 66 deaths reported today, 10 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Eastern Cape, 3 in the Free State, 2 from Gauteng, and 4 from 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 653 052 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

 

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 646 89 158 3 289
Free State 1 505 42 658 12 583
Gauteng 4 719 207 697 16 016
KwaZulu-Natal 3 222 112 840 6 892
Limpopo 458 16 520 519
Mpumalanga 605 28 463 695
North West 452 29 356 3 448
Northern Cape 266 17 932 3 638
Western Cape 4 357 108 428 4 320
National 19 230 653 052 51 400

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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