COVID-19 Update(05 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(05 July 2020)

5 July  2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 196 750 with 8773 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 5 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 35 648 18
Free State 2 553 1,3
Gauteng 63 404 32,2
KwaZulu-Natal 15 146 7,7
Limpopo 1706 0,9
Mpumalanga 1965 1,0
North West 6063 3,1
Northern Cape 734 0,4
Western Cape 69 531 35,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 196 750 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 1 830 161 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 38 083 tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 972 128 53% 23 108 61%
Public 858 033 47% 14 975 39%
Grand Total 1 830 161 38 083

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 173 more COVID-19 related deaths:2 from Northern Cape, 10 from the free state, 21 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from the Eastern Cape, 40 from the Western Cape and 71 from Gauteng.  This brings the total national deaths to 3 199.

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 93 315- this translates to a recovery rate of 47,4%.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 519 19 490
Free State 19 455
Gauteng 353 16 887
KwaZulu Natal 183 4197
Limpopo 10 635
Mpumalanga 7 621
North West 36 865
Northern Cape 6 237
Western Cape 2066 49 928
Total 3199 93 315
2020-07-05T20:37:33+00:00July 5th, 2020|