As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 10 015.
|Province||Total Confirmed Cases|
We note with concern that the Western Cape and Eastern Cape combined comprises 84% of the total new cases
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.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|Private||168 539||49%||7 642||44%|
|Public||172 797||51%||9 615||56%|
|Grand Total||341 336||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: