LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 NOV 2020)

Media Statement

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 727 595 with 772 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 02 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 97 326 13,4
Free State 57 178 7,9
Gauteng 229 040 31,5
KwaZulu-Natal 123 310 16,9
Limpopo 17 650 2,4
Mpumalanga 29 901 4,1
North West 33 503 4,6
Northern Cape 22 039 3,0
Western Cape 117 648 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 727 595 100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 852 918 with 10 402 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 789 555 57% 6 318 61%
PUBLIC 2 063 363 43% 4 084 39%
Total 4 852 918 10 402

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 54 COVID-19 related deaths today: 24 from Eastern Cape, 13 from the Free State, 1 from KwaZulu-Natal, 2 from Limpopo, 1 from Mpumalanga, 9 from Northern Cape, and 4 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 465. Of the 54 deaths reported today, 4 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in KwaZulu-Natal, 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 657 500 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 727 89 815 3 784
Free State 1 522 43 902 11 754
Gauteng 4 828 208 801 15 411
KwaZulu-Natal 3 226 113 001 7 083
Limpopo 460 16 663 527
Mpumalanga 606 28 719 576
North West 452 29 652 3 399
Northern Cape 275 18 167 3 597
Western Cape 4 369 108 780 4 499
National 19 465 657 500 50 630

Dr Zwelini Mkhize

Minister of Health

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