As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 735 906 with 1731 new cases identified.
|Province||Total cases for 07 November 2020||Percentage total|
The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 963 174 with 22 455 new tests conducted since the last report.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|PRIVATE||2 861 961||58%||14 183||63%|
|PUBLIC||2 101 213||42%||8 272||37%|
|Total||4 963 174||22 455|
Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 40 COVID-19 related deaths today: 21 from Eastern Cape, 2 from Gauteng, 7 from the Free State, 6 from KwaZulu Natal and 4 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 789. Of the 40 deaths reported today, 11 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 4 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal, 1 in Eastern Cape and 3 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 678 738 which translates to a recovery rate of 92%
|Province||Total Deaths||Total Recoveries||Active Cases|
|National||19 789||678 738||37 379|
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health