COVID-19 Update(06 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(06 August 2020)

6 August , 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  538 184 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 8 307 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 6 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 81 014 15,1
Free State 26 123 4,9
Gauteng 187 631 34,9
KwaZulu-Natal 90 115 16,7
Limpopo 9 873 1,8
Mpumalanga 17 803 3,3
North West 21 044 3,9
Northern Cape 5 932 1,1
Western Cape 98 599 18,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 538 184 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 149 807 with 36 616 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 785 148 57% 22 169 61%
Public 1 364 659 43% 14 447 39%
Total 3 149 807 36 616

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 306 new COVID-19 related deaths: 66 from Eastern Cape, 75 from Gauteng, 78 from KwaZulu Natal,46 from Western Cape 18 from Northern Cape and 23 from the Free State. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 604

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 387 316  which translates to a recovery rate of 72%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2033 74 004
Free State 350 11 575
Gauteng 2388 132 002
KwaZulu-Natal 1116 53 444
Limpopo 90 6876
Mpumalanga 139 12 290
North West 109 9527
Northern Cape 54 3069
Western Cape 3325 84 529
Total 9604 387 316
2020-08-07T05:39:44+00:00August 6th, 2020|