Sunday, 18 October 2020

Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 703 793 with 1 662 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 18 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 92006 13,1
Free State 53384 7,6
Gauteng 225181 32,0
KwaZulu-Natal 121344 17,2
Limpopo 16777 2,4
Mpumalanga 28752 4,1
North West 31783 4,5
Northern Cape 20159 2,9
Western Cape 114407 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 703793 100,0


Tests conducted

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 549 478 with 21 337 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 63 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 9 from Eastern Cape and 54 from KwaZulu Natal This This brings the total number Covid-19 related deaths to 18 471.

Of the deaths reported, none were reported to have occurred in the last 24-48 hours.

Recoveries now stand at 634 543 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3430 86927 1649
Free State 1301 36659 15424
Gauteng 4618 204090 16473
KwaZulu-Natal 3176 112122 6046
Limpopo 435 15759 583
Mpumalanga 590 27416 746
North West 393 28589 2801
Northern Cape 248 16847 3064
Western Cape 4280 106134 3993
National 18471 634543 50779