COVID-19 Update(02 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(02 August 2020)

2 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  511 485 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 8195 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 2 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 79 410 15,5
Free State 23 099 4,5
Gauteng 180 532 35,3
KwaZulu-Natal 82 300 16,1
Limpopo 9 044 1,8
Mpumalanga 15 120 3,0
North West 19 961 3,9
Northern Cape 5 131 1,0
Western Cape 96 838 18,9
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 511 485 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 036 779 with 34 794 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 720 698 57% 21 124 61%
Public 1 316 081 43% 13 670 39%
Total 3 036 779 34 794

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 213 new COVID-19 related deaths: 25 from Eastern Cape, 40 from Gauteng, 31 from KwaZulu Natal,43 from Western Cape, 51 from Free State and 23 from Limpopo. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 366

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 347 227 which translates to a recovery rate of 68%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1769 68 652
Free State 205 8897
Gauteng 2115 126 784
KwaZulu-Natal 875 37 127
Limpopo 90 5512
Mpumalanga 78 8674
North West 81 8751
Northern Cape 36 1874
Western Cape 3117 80 956
Total 8366 347 227
2020-08-03T05:38:09+00:00August 2nd, 2020|