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South Africa Government

10/12/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/12/2020 14:07

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 693 359 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 693 359 with 888 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 12 October 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

90977

13,1

Free State

51078

7,4

Gauteng

223169

32,2

KwaZulu-Natal

120477

17,4

Limpopo

16346

2,4

Mpumalanga

28211

4,1

North West

30897

4,5

Northern Cape

19172

2,8

Western Cape

113032

16,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

693359

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 418 418 with 10 977 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

New tested

PRIVATE

2 516 739

57%

6 434

59%

PUBLIC

1 901 679

43%

4 543

41%

Total

4 418 418

10 977

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 83 more COVID-19 related deaths: 17 from Eastern Cape, 43 from the Free State, 2 from KwaZulu Natal, 11 from Gauteng, 3 in North West and 7 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 17 863. Of the 83 deaths reported today, 8 occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Free State, 2 in Gauteng and 5 in the 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 624 659 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

3300

86400

1277

Free State

1209

35537

14332

Gauteng

4461

199116

19592

KwaZulu-Natal

3006

111743

5728

Limpopo

425

15326

595

Mpumalanga

585

26996

630

North West

385

28215

2297

Northern Cape

232

16190

2750

Western Cape

4260

105136

3636

National

17863

624659

50837