COVID-19 Update(02 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(02 July 2020)

2 July 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 168 061 with 8 735 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 2 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 30 603 18,2
Free State 1 886 1,1
Gauteng 49 937 29,7
KwaZulu-Natal 11 669 6,9
Limpopo 1 286 0,8
Mpumalanga 1 478 0,9
North West 4 788 2,8
Northern Cape 573 0,3
Western Cape 64 841 39,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 168 061 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 1 706 127 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 39 188 tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 892 129 52% 24 013 61%
Public 813 998 48% 15 175 39%
Grand Total 1 666 939 39 188

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 95 more COVID-19 related deaths: 12 from the Eastern Cape, 38 from Gauteng, 16 from KwaZulu Natal and 29 from the Western Cape.  This brings the total national deaths to 2 844 with a mortality rate of 1,7%.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The recoveries to date are 81 999- this translates to a recovery rate of 48,8%.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 451 15 843
Free State 9 386
Gauteng 282 12 957
KwaZulu Natal 152 4111
Limpopo 10 570
Mpumalanga 7 520
North West 7 865
Northern Cape 1 232
Western Cape 1925 46 515
Total 2 844 81 999
2020-07-03T05:44:01+00:00July 2nd, 2020|