LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (31 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  627 041  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1985 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 31 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86 163 13,7
Free State 37 888 5,9
Gauteng 210 169 33,5
KwaZulu-Natal 113 006 18,0
Limpopo 13 265 2,1
Mpumalanga 24 405 3,8
North West 25 348 4,0
Northern Cape 10 726 1,6
Western Cape 106 021 16,9
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 627 041 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 693 721 with 18 849 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 091 565 57% 14 472 77%
Public 1 602 156 44% 4 377 23%
Total 3 693 721 18 849

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 121 new COVID-19 related deaths: 20 from Eastern Cape, 20 from Gauteng, 8 from North West, 1 from KwaZulu Natal, 16 from Free State, 23 from Limpopo, 9 from the Northern Cape and 24 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 14 149

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 540 923 which translates to a recovery rate of 86%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries  Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2896 81 373 1894
Free State 709 23 180 13 999
Gauteng 3592 182 466 24 111
KwaZulu-Natal 2139 95 993 14 874
Limpopo 202 12 398 665
Mpumalanga 341 22 738 1326
North West 248 18 636 6464
Northern Cape 129 7003 3594
Western Cape 3893 97 136 4992
Total 14 149 540 923 71 919

Diseases A-Z Index

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