LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (16 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  587 345  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 3692 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 16 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 84 006 14,3
Free State 31 870 5,4
Gauteng 199 635 34,0
KwaZulu-Natal 105 383 17,9
Limpopo 11 573 2,0
Mpumalanga 21 289 3,6
North West 23 250 4,0
Northern Cape 7840 1,3
Western Cape 102 449 17,5
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 587 345 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 400 638 with 22 609 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 919 689 56% 12 127 54%
Public 1 480 949 44% 10 482 46%
Total 3 400 638 22 609

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 162 new COVID-19 related deaths: 70 from Eastern Cape, 6 from the Free State,  27 from Gauteng, 21 from KwaZulu Natal, 18 from North West and 20 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 11 839

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 472 377  which translates to a recovery rate of 80%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2517 78 862
Free State 519 15 819
Gauteng 2915 159 712
KwaZulu-Natal 1672 78 909
Limpopo 159 10 281
Mpumalanga 189 18 430
North West 194 14 980
Northern Cape 94 4515
Western Cape 3580 90 869
Total 11 839 472 377

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