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.
|Province||Total cases for 5 July 2020||Percentage total|
|Eastern Cape||35 648||18|
|Free State||2 553||1,3|
|Western Cape||69 531||35,3|
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:
|Eastern Cape||519||19 490|
|Western Cape||2066||49 928|