Monday, 23 November 2020

Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is 769 759 with 2 080 new cases identified since the last report. South Africa has registered a positivity rate of 14%, which is concerning to the Health Department.

Provincial cases data:

Province Total cases for 23 November 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 118688 15,4
Free State 58796 7,6
Gauteng 233164 30,3
KwaZulu-Natal 126130 16,4
Limpopo 18408 2,4
Mpumalanga 31086 4,0
North West 34600 4,5
Northern Cape 22968 3,0
Western Cape 125919 16,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 769759 100,0

Tests conducted:

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 305 343 with 14 377 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 65 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 26, Free State 19, Gauteng 2, Limpopo 3, North West 8 and Western Cape 7.
This brings the total to 20 968 deaths.

Recoveries now stand at 711 195, which translates to a recovery rate of 92,4%.