LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (1 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  503 290 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 10 129 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 1 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 78 782 15,7
Free State 22 308 4,4
Gauteng 178 119 35,4
KwaZulu-Natal 79 607 15,8
Limpopo 8 879 1,8
Mpumalanga 14 681 2,9
North West 19 714 3,9
Northern Cape 4 961 1,0
Western Cape 96 189 19,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 503 290 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 001 985 with 42 450 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 699 574 57% 20 397 48%
Public 1 302 411 43% 22 053 52%
Total 3 001 985 42 450

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 148 new COVID-19 related deaths: 36 from Eastern Cape, 40 from Gauteng, 41 from KwaZulu Natal and 24 from Western Cape and 7 from Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 153

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 342 461 which translates to a recovery rate of 68%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1744 66 543
Free State 154 8897
Gauteng 2075 126 784
KwaZulu-Natal 844 36 358
Limpopo 67 5044
Mpumalanga 78 8124
North West 81 8444
Northern Cape 36 1517
Western Cape 3074 80 750
Total 8153 342 461

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