As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 721 770 with 2 056 new cases identified since the last report.
|Province||Total cases for 29 October 2020||Percentage total|
The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 777 609 with 25 013 new tests conducted since the last report.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|PRIVATE||2 743 935||57%||15 921||64%|
|PUBLIC||2 033 674||43%||9 092||36%|
|Total||4 777 609||25 013|
Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 53 COVID-19 related deaths today: 37 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Gauteng, 5 from the Free State, 5 from KwaZulu Natal, and 2 from Mpumalanga. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 164. Of the 53 deaths reported today, 15 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 3 from the Free State, 7 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Gauteng and 1 from KwaZulu-Natal
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 649 935 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%
|Province||Total Deaths||Total Recoveries||Active Cases|
Source: Government of South Africa