COVID-19 Update(04 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(04 August 2020)

4 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  521 318 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 4 456 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 4 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 79 844 15,3
Free State 24 333 4,7
Gauteng 183 090 35,1
KwaZulu-Natal 85 986 16,5
Limpopo 9 389 1,8
Mpumalanga 15 716 3,0
North West 20  270 3,9
Northern Cape 5 379 1,0
Western Cape 97 261 18,7
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 521 318 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 078 202 with 19 507  new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 740 867 57% 10 929 56%
Public 1 337 335 43% 8 578 58%
Total 3 078 202 19 507

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 345 new COVID-19 related deaths: 43 from Eastern Cape, 116 from Gauteng, 89 from KwaZulu Natal and 97 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 884

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 363 751  which translates to a recovery rate of 69,8%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1832 71 420
Free State 205 10 582
Gauteng 2268 126 784
KwaZulu-Natal 976 44 664
Limpopo 90 5524
Mpumalanga 123 10 736
North West 109 9206
Northern Cape 36 2388
Western Cape 3245 82 447
Total 8884 363 751
2020-08-05T05:51:30+00:00August 4th, 2020|