LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (23 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  609 773  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2743 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 23 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 85 203 14,0
Free State 34 980 5,7
Gauteng 206 018 33,8
KwaZulu-Natal 109 841 18,0
Limpopo 12 563 2,0
Mpumalanga 23 100 3,8
North West 24 301 4,0
Northern Cape 9 129 1,5
Western Cape 104 588 17,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 609 773 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 553 425with 18 358 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 008 497 57% 9 630 52%
Public 1 544 928 44% 8 728 48%
Total 3 553 425 18 358

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 72 new COVID-19 related deaths: 11 from Eastern Cape, 41 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu Natal and 8 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 13 059

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 506 470 which translates to a recovery rate of 83%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries Active cases
Eastern Cape 2789 80 614 1800
Free State 567 20 678 13 413
Gauteng 3268 172 612 30 138
KwaZulu-Natal 1948 85 055 22 838
Limpopo 171 10 593 1799
Mpumalanga 260 20 707 2133
North West 224 17 007 7070
Northern Cape 106 5 821 3202
Western Cape 3726 93 383 7479
Total 13 059 506 470 90 194

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