LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (29 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  622 551  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2418 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 29 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 85 899 13,8
Free State 37 157 5,9
Gauteng 209 123 33,6
KwaZulu-Natal 112 291 18,0
Limpopo 13 039 2,1
Mpumalanga 23 946 3,8
North West 25 086 4,0
Northern Cape 10 284 1,6
Western Cape 105 676 17,0
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 622 551 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 652 970 with 20 659 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 062 666 56% 8350 40%
Public 1 590 304 44% 12 309 60%
Total 3 652 970 20 659

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 238 new COVID-19 related deaths: 6 from Eastern Cape, 81 from Gauteng, 19 from KwaZulu Natal, 123 from Free State, 18 from Mpumalanga and 9 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 13 981

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 536 694 which translates to a recovery rate of 86%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries  Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2869 81 373 1459
Free State 690 23 047 13 005
Gauteng 3556 180 345 24 678
KwaZulu-Natal 2135 95 432 14 296
Limpopo 179 11 961 820
Mpumalanga 330 22 291 1144
North West 240 18 437 6245
Northern Cape 120 6 887 3036
Western Cape 3862 96 921 4724
Total 13 981 536 694 69 407

Diseases A-Z Index

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