Latest Covid-19 numbers: 19 111 deaths, 719 714 cases and a 90% recovery rate

0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
SA's total number of Covid-19-related deaths stands at 19 111.
SA's total number of Covid-19-related deaths stands at 19 111.
Getty Images

As of Wednesday, South Africa had recorded a total of 719 714 confirmed cases of Covid-19, as well as 19 111 deaths related to the novel coronavirus, with 1 863 new cases identified since the last report.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize also announced a further 58 Covid-19-related deaths, of which 16 occurred in the past 48 hours.

This is according to the daily Covid-19 media statement Mkhize released on Wednesday evening.

READ | Ramaphosa in self-quarantine after guest at fundraising dinner tests positive for Covid-19

Gauteng remained the most affected province with a total of 227 833 confirmed cases, which accounted for 31.7% of the total cases in the country.

Limpopo was the least affected province, with a total of 17 374 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

cases

"This brings the total number of Covid-19-related deaths to 19 111," Mkhize said.

"We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers who treated the deceased patients."

A total of 648 654 recoveries had been recorded, which translated to a 90% recovery rate.

province

Do you want to know more about this topic? Sign up for one of News24's 33 newsletters to receive the information you want in your inbox. Special newsletters are available to subscribers.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
When assisting your child with remote learning this year, did you:
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Follow the school's comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) curriculum?
14% - 49 votes
Adjust the CSE curriculum to suit the family's morals?
26% - 91 votes
Ignore the schools CSE programme and do your own teaching?
60% - 213 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
15.25
(-0.28)
ZAR/GBP
20.32
(-0.03)
ZAR/EUR
18.18
(-0.33)
ZAR/AUD
11.24
(-0.45)
ZAR/JPY
0.15
(-0.34)
Gold
1805.90
(-0.17)
Silver
23.18
(+0.01)
Platinum
957.00
(-0.13)
Brent Crude
47.75
(-1.52)
Palladium
2372.00
(+0.67)
All Share
57804.11
(-0.21)
Top 40
53010.01
(-0.14)
Financial 15
11713.12
(+0.58)
Industrial 25
79681.17
(-0.39)
Resource 10
52631.61
(-0.30)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo