LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (7 DEC 2020)

Media Statement

As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is 817 878 with 3 313 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 07 December 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 138 020 16,9
Free State 59 386 7,3
Gauteng 238 256 29,1
KwaZulu-Natal 131 725 16,1
Limpopo 18 856 2,3
Mpumalanga 31 773 3,9
North West 35 104 4,3
Northern Cape 23 462 2,9
Western Cape 141 296 17,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 817 878 100,0

 

Testing Data 

A cumulative 5 611 915 tests have been completed, of which 19 252 have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 3 235 758 58% 9 858 51%
PUBLIC 2 376 157 42% 9 394 49%
Total 5 611 915 19 252

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 43 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Free State 9, Gauteng 2, KwaZulu-Natal 5, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 26; which brings the total to 22 249 deaths.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients.

Province Total Deaths Total

Recoveries

Active Cases
Eastern Cape 4 978 122 078 10 964
Free State 1 995 51 878 5 513
Gauteng 5 042 229 041 4 173
KwaZulu-

Natal

3 393 119 138 9 194
Limpopo 512 17 949 395
Mpumalanga 617 30 706 450
North West 566 33 834 704
Northern Cape 326 20 998 2 138
Western Cape 4 820 120 128 16 348
Total 22 249 745 750 49 879

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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