COVID-19 Update(07 September 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(07 September 2020)

7 September 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  639 362 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 846 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 7 Sept 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86 868 13,6
Free State 39 986 6,2
Gauteng 213 087 33,4
KwaZulu-Natal 114 904 18,0
Limpopo 13 769 2,1
Mpumalanga 25 125 3,9
North West 26 294 4,1
Northern Cape 12 085 1,8
Western Cape 107 244 16,8
Total 639 362 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 808 949 with 8 759 tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 160 609 57% 5 057 58%
Public 1 648 340 43% 3 702 42%
Total 3 808 949 8 759

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 115 new COVID-19 related deaths: 25 from KwaZulu Natal, 5 from Gauteng, 12 from Eastern Cape,  7 from Free State, 10 from North West, 13 from Western Cape and 43 from Limpopo. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 15 004

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 566 555 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,6%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries  Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2998 82 842 1028
Free State 792 27 129 12 065
Gauteng 3818 187 987 21 282
KwaZulu-Natal 2319 102 318 10 267
Limpopo 257 12 874  638
Mpumalanga 416 23 766 943
North West 285 21 530 4479
Northern Cape 145 8933 3007
Western Cape 3974 99 176 4094
Total 15 004 566 555 59 803
2020-09-08T05:03:57+00:00September 7th, 2020|