COVID-19 Update(03 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(03 August 2020)

3 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  516 862 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 5378 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 3 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 79 674 15,4
Free State 23 705 4,6
Gauteng 181 946 35,2
KwaZulu-Natal 84 361 16,3
Limpopo 9 204 1,8
Mpumalanga 15 395 3,0
North West 20 149 3,9
Northern Cape 5 302 1,0
Western Cape 97 076 18,8
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 516 862 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 058 695 with 21 916 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 729 938 57% 9 240 42%
Public 1 328 757 43% 12 676 58%
Total 3 058 695 21 916

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 173 new COVID-19 related deaths: 20 from Eastern Cape, 37 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu Natal,31 from Western Cape, 28 from North West and 45 from Mpumalanga. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 539

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 358 037  which translates to a recovery rate of 69%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1789 70 074
Free State 205 10 149
Gauteng 2152 126 784
KwaZulu-Natal 887 44 266
Limpopo 90 5524
Mpumalanga 123 8674
North West 109 8872
Northern Cape 36 2381
Western Cape 3148 81 313
Total 8539 358 037
2020-08-04T05:31:50+00:00August 3rd, 2020|