COVID-19 Update(05 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(05 August 2020)

05 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  529 877 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 8 686 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 5 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 80 400 15,2
Free State 25 232 4,8
Gauteng 185 282 35,0
KwaZulu-Natal 87 798 16,6
Limpopo 9 625 1,8
Mpumalanga 17 135 3,2
North West 20 686 3,9
Northern Cape 5 638 1,0
Western Cape 98 031 18,5
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 529 877 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 113 191 with 34 989 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 762 979 57% 22 112 56%
Public 1 350 212 43% 12 877 58%
Total 3 113 191 34 989

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 414 new COVID-19 related deaths: 135 from Eastern Cape, 45 from Gauteng, 62 from KwaZulu Natal,34 from Western Cape 16 from Mpumalanga and 122 from the Free State. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 298

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 377 266  which translates to a recovery rate of 71%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1967 72 570
Free State 327 10 582
Gauteng 2313 129 375
KwaZulu-Natal 1038 51 857
Limpopo 90 5620
Mpumalanga 139 11 632
North West 109 9243
Northern Cape 36 2859
Western Cape 3279 83 528
Total 9298 377 266
2020-08-06T07:15:21+00:00August 5th, 2020|