COVID-19 update

 As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 10 015.

Case Data

ProvinceTotal Confirmed Cases
Eastern Cape1218
Free State135
Gauteng1952
KwaZulu-Natal1353
Limpopo54
Mpumalanga61
North West45
Northern Cape29
Western Cape5168
Unknown0
Total10015

 

We note with concern that the Western Cape and Eastern Cape combined comprises 84% of the total new cases

Testing Data

A total of 341 336 tests have been conducted to date with 17 257 tests done relative to the last report. This is a record high for a 24 hour cycle of testing.

SectorTotal tested New tested 
Private168 53949%7 64244%
Public172 79751%9 61556%
Grand Total341 336 17 257 


Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 8 more COVID-19 related deaths: 3 from Western Cape, 1 from Eastern Cape, and 4 from Gauteng. This brings the total national deaths to 194 

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients.

We are however encouraged by the number of recoveries which was 4173 as at 9 May 2020

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

ProvinceDeathsRecoveries
Eastern Cape22519
Free State6105
Gauteng221247
KwaZulu Natal43606
Limpopo328
Mpumalanga022
North West023
Northern Cape016
Western Cape981607
Total1944173

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