COVID-19 Update(08 September 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(08 September 2020)

8 September 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 640 441 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 079 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 08 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86 926 13,6
Free State 40 154 6,3
Gauteng 213 333 33,3
KwaZulu-Natal 115 081 18,0
Limpopo 13 797 2,2
Mpumalanga 25 198 3,9
North West 26 399 4,1
Northern Cape 12 222 1,9
Western Cape 107 331 16,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 640 441 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 821 162 with 12 213 new tests conducted since the last report

Sector Total tested New tested
PRIVATE 2 168 821 57% 8 212 67%
PUBLIC 1 652 341 43% 4 001 33%
Total 3 821 162 12 213

 

Total Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 82 more COVID-19 related deaths: 27 from KwaZulu-Natal, 15 from Gauteng, 9 from Eastern Cape, 6 from Free State, 5 from Northern Cape, 20 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 086.

 We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 567 729 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,6%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3 007 82 842 1 077
Free State 798 27 129 12 227
Gauteng 3 833 188 367 21 133
KwaZulu-Natal 2 346 102 474 10 261
Limpopo 257 12 952 588
Mpumalanga 416 23 917 865
North West 285 21 530 4 584
Northern Cape 150 8 956 3 116
Western Cape 3 994 99 562 3 775
National 15 086 567 729 57 626
2020-09-09T05:14:35+00:00September 8th, 2020|