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

As of today, a cumulative total of  596 060  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 3916 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 19 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 84 362 14,2
Free State 33 163 5,6
Gauteng 202 011 33,9
KwaZulu-Natal 107 271 18,0
Limpopo 11 944 2,0
Mpumalanga 22 067 3,7
North West 23 641 4,0
Northern Cape 8341 1,4
Western Cape 103 210 17,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 596 060 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 455 671 with 25 324 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 950 552 56% 15 906 63%
Public 1 505 119 44% 9 418 37%
Total 3 455 671 25 324

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 159 new COVID-19 related deaths: 37 from Eastern Cape, 43 from Gauteng, 5 from the Free State,  45 from KwaZulu Natal and 29 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 12 423

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 491 441  which translates to a recovery rate of 82%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2670 79 947
Free State 542 19 548
Gauteng 3061 167 812
KwaZulu-Natal 1788 82 599
Limpopo 159 10 281
Mpumalanga 214 19 436
North West 214 14 980
Northern Cape 100 4961
Western Cape 3675 91 877
Total 12 423 491 441

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