Update on Covid-19 (31st October 2020) #Covid19inSA

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Media Statement
31 October 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
725 452 with 1 770 new cases identified since the last report

Province Total cases for 31 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 96675 13,3
Free State 56921 7,8
Gauteng 228756 31,5
KwaZulu-Natal 123124 17,0
Limpopo 17583 2,4
Mpumalanga 29829 4,1
North West 33326 4,6
Northern Cape 21912 3,0
Western Cape 117326 16,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 725452 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 822 973 with 22 150 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 46 COVID-19 related deaths today: 35 from Eastern Cape, 2 from the Free State, 2 from Gauteng, 3 from KwaZulu-Natal and 4 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 276. Of the 46 deaths reported today, 10 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 3 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State, 2 from Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal, and 2 in Western Cape.

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

Our recoveries now stand at 654 182 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3681 89158 3836
Free State 1507 42869 12545
Gauteng 4721 208043 15992
KwaZulu-Natal 3225 112869 7030
Limpopo 458 16588 537
Mpumalanga 605 28559 665
North West 452 29383 3491
Northern Cape 266 18061 3585
Western Cape 4361 108652 4313
National 19276 654182 51994

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS

 

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