LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (5 SEPT 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  636 884 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1806 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 5 Sept 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86 755 13,6
Free State 39 486 6,2
Gauteng 212 564 33,4
KwaZulu-Natal 114 646 18,0
Limpopo 13 665 2,1
Mpumalanga 24 976 3,9
North West 26 092 4,1
Northern Cape 11 718 1,8
Western Cape 106 982 16,8
Total 636 884 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 783 823 with 18 123 tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 146 258 57% 10 459 58%
Public 1 637 565 43% 7 664 42%
Total 3 783 823 18 123

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 101 new COVID-19 related deaths: 45 from KwaZulu Natal, 16 from Gauteng, 11 from Eastern Cape,  19 from Free State and 10 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 14 779

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 561 204 which translates to a recovery rate of 88%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries  Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2979 82 233 1543
Free State 776 27 129 11 581
Gauteng 3789 186 731 22 044
KwaZulu-Natal 2263 101 797 10 586
Limpopo 214 12 702  749
Mpumalanga 378 23 475 1123
North West 275 20 554 5263
Northern Cape 145 7573 4000
Western Cape 3960 99 010 4012
Total 14 779 561 204 60 901

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