LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (20 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  599 940  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 3880 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 20 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 84 586 14,1
Free State 33 665 5,6
Gauteng 202 955 33,8
KwaZulu-Natal 108 080 18,0
Limpopo 12 086 2,0
Mpumalanga 22 459 3,7
North West 23 868 4,0
Northern Cape 8575 1,4
Western Cape 103 616 17,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 599 940 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 480 283 with 24 612 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 964 677 56% 14 125 57%
Public 1 515 606 44% 10 487 43%
Total 3 480 283 24 612

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 195 new COVID-19 related deaths: 26 from Eastern Cape, 83 from Gauteng, 25 from the Free State,  36 from KwaZulu Natal, 12 from Limpopo and 13 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 12 618

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 497 169 which translates to a recovery rate of 82%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2696 79 947
Free State 567 19 779
Gauteng 3144 169 299
KwaZulu-Natal 1824 83 094
Limpopo 171 10 526
Mpumalanga 214 19 530
North West 214 16 948
Northern Cape 100 5154
Western Cape 3688 92 892
Total 12 618 497 169

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