Friday, 16 October 2020

Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 700 203 with 2 019 new cases identified since the last report.

Province Total cases for 16 October 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 91526 13,1
Free State 52594 7,5
Gauteng 224534 32,1
KwaZulu-Natal 121049 17,3
Limpopo 16623 2,4
Mpumalanga 28593 4,1
North West 31516 4,5
Northern Cape 19814 2,8
Western Cape 113954 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 700203 100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 505 533 with 24 179 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably,
61 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 14 from Eastern Cape, 21 from the Free State, 11 from KwaZulu Natal, 4 from Gauteng and 11 from Northern Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 370. Of the 61 deaths reported, 5 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 2 in the Free State and 3 in Gauteng.

Our recoveries now stand at 629 260 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3411 86927 1188
Free State 1291 36452 14851
Gauteng 4601 200089 19844
KwaZulu-Natal 3122 111999 5928
Limpopo 435 15609 579
Mpumalanga 589 27223 781
North West 393 28589 2534
Northern Cape 248 16694 2872
Western Cape 4280 105678 3996
National 18370 629260 52573