LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (28 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  620 132  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1851 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 28 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 85 701 13,8
Free State 36 742 5,9
Gauteng 208 579 33,7
KwaZulu-Natal 111 863 18,0
Limpopo 12 960 2,1
Mpumalanga 23 765 3,8
North West 24 922 4,0
Northern Cape 10 043 1,6
Western Cape 105 507 17,0
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 620 132 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 632 311 with 14 329 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 054 316 57% 7868 55%
Public 1 577 995 44% 6461 49%
Total 3 632 311 14 329

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 115 new COVID-19 related deaths: 10 from Eastern Cape, 47 from Gauteng, 14 from KwaZulu Natal, 16 from North West, 18 from Mpumalanga and 10 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 13 743

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 533 935 which translates to a recovery rate of 86%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries  Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2863 81 373 1465
Free State 567 23 031 13 144
Gauteng 3475 179 631 25 473
KwaZulu-Natal 2116 95 011 14 736
Limpopo 179 11 832 949
Mpumalanga 330 21 994 1441
North West 240 18 165 6517
Northern Cape 120 6 784 3139
Western Cape 3853 96 114 5540
Total 13 743 533 935 72 404

Diseases A-Z Index

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