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South Africa Government

10/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2020 13:09

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 694 537 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 694 537 with 1 178 new cases identified since the last report.

Province

Total cases for 13 October 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

91049

13,1

Free State

51439

7,4

Gauteng

223436

32,2

KwaZulu-Natal

120566

17,4

Limpopo

16384

2,4

Mpumalanga

28286

4,1

North West

31013

4,5

Northern Cape

19265

2,8

Western Cape

113099

16,3

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

694537

100,0

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 433 952 with 15 534 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

New tested

PRIVATE

2 528 313

57%

11 574

75%

PUBLIC

1 905 639

43%

3 960

25%

Total

4 433 952

15 534

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 165 more COVID-19 related deaths: 31 from Eastern Cape, 28 from the Free State, 50 from KwaZulu Natal, 31 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, 4 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Northern Cape and 11 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 028. Of the 163 deaths reported today, 18 occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 3 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in Mpumalanga, 2 in Gauteng, 2 from Northern Cape and 10 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 625 574 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province

Total Deaths

Total Recoveries

Active Cases

Eastern Cape

3331

86400

1318

Free State

1237

35537

14665

Gauteng

4492

199352

19592

KwaZulu-Natal

3056

111831

5679

Limpopo

430

15326

628

Mpumalanga

589

27040

657

North West

385

28385

2243

Northern Cape

237

16356

2672

Western Cape

4271

105347

3481

National

18028

625574

50935