COVID-19 Update

>COVID-19 Update

27 May 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 25 937.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 27 May 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 3047 11,7
Free State 221 0,9
Gauteng 3167 12,2
KwaZulu-Natal 2186 8,4
Limpopo 141 0,5
Mpumalanga 106 0,4
North West 128 0,5
Northern Cape 48 0,2
Western Cape 16893 65,1
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 25937 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 634 996 tests have been conducted to date with 29 005 tests recorded since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 309990 49% 10940 38%
PUBLIC 325006 51% 18065 62%
Grand Total 634996 29005

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 28 more COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 552

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients.

The recoveries to date are 13 451 which translates to a recovery rate of 52%.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 70 1491
Free State 6 123
Gauteng 31 1955
KwaZulu Natal 49 1180
Limpopo 3 67
Mpumalanga 0 62
North West 1 39
Northern Cape 1 30
Western Cape 391 8504
Total 552 13451

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Total
294 (53,3%) 258 (46,7%) 552

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths (%) Percentage
0-9 2 0,4
10-19 1 0,2
20-29 4 0,7
30-39 32 5,8
40-49 58 10,5
50-59 138 25
60-69 146 26,4
70-79 106 19,2
80-89 54 9,8
90-99 11 2
552 100
2020-05-28T06:20:03+00:00May 27th, 2020|