LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (7 Aug 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of  545 476 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 7292 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 7 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 81 615 15,0
Free State 26 877 4,9
Gauteng 189 159 34,7
KwaZulu-Natal 92 844 17,0
Limpopo 10 138 1,9
Mpumalanga 18 266 3,3
North West 21 315 3,9
Northern Cape 6185 1,1
Western Cape 99 027 18,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 545 476 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 183 658 with 33 851 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 803 315 57% 18 167 54%
Public 1 380 343 43% 15 684 46%
Total 3 183 658 33 851

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 305 new COVID-19 related deaths: 57 from Eastern Cape, 136 from Gauteng, 76 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from Western Cape and 7 from the Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 909

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 394 759  which translates to a recovery rate of 72%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2090 74 936
Free State 350 11 832
Gauteng 2524 135 485
KwaZulu-Natal 1192 53 509
Limpopo 90 6876
Mpumalanga 139 13 322
North West 109 10 182
Northern Cape 61 3089
Western Cape 3354 85 528
Total 9909 394 759

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