COVID-19 Update

>COVID-19 Update

9 May 2020

A total of 324 079 COVID-19 tests has been conducted, of which 16 327 are new tests from those
reported yesterday.

Case Data

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 160897 50% 7302 45%
Public 163182 50% 9025 55%
Grand Total 324079 16327

Testing Data

Province New cases Total cases Percentage total
Eastern Cape 89 1078 11.46 821
Free State 1 134 1.4
Gauteng 60 1910 20.3
KwaZulu – Natal 54 1308 13.9
Limpopo 7 51 0.5
Mpumalanga 1 61 0.6
North West 0 41 0.4
Northern Cape 1 28 0.3
Western Cape 312 4809 51.1
Unknown 0 0 0.0
Total 525 9420 100

There are 525 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the total number of confirmed cases at 9 420.

Deaths and Recoveries
Total Deaths : 186
Total Recoveries : 3 983

We are saddened to report 8 new deaths, 7 from the Western Cape and 1 from KwaZulu Natal. We
have also been advised that one of the deceased was a nurse at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.
We pay special tribute to this health worker.

We express our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and thank the health care
workers who looked a\er these pa]ents.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Healt

2020-05-09T21:40:59+00:00May 9th, 2020|