COVID-19 Update(08 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(08 July 2020)

8 July 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 224 665 with 8811 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 8 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 42,357 18,9
Free State 3 259 1,5
Gauteng 75 015 33,4
KwaZulu-Natal 17 962 8,0
Limpopo 2131 0,9
Mpumalanga 2 528 1,1
North West 7 147 3,2
Northern Cape 974 0,4
Western Cape 73 292 32,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 224 665 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 1 944 399 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 36 867 tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1,048,500 54% 22 600 61%
Public 895,899 46% 14 267 39%
Grand Total 1 944 399 36,867

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 100 more COVID-19 related deaths: 2 from Limpopo, 18 from Kwazulu Natal, 15 from Mpumalanga, 18 from the Eastern Cape and 47 from the Western Cape.  This brings the total national deaths to 3 602.

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 106 842- this translates to a recovery rate of 47,5%.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 582 24 304
Free State 19 528
Gauteng 478 19 779
KwaZulu Natal 223 5307
Limpopo 44 665
Mpumalanga 22 668
North West 36 1456
Northern Cape 6 254
Western Cape 2192 53 881
Total 3602 106 842
2020-07-09T05:57:01+00:00July 8th, 2020|