COVID-19 Update(13 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(13 August 2020)

13 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  572 865  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 3954 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 13 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 83 002 14,5
Free State 30 049 5,2
Gauteng 195 820 34,2
KwaZulu-Natal 102 233 17,8
Limpopo 11 019 1,9
Mpumalanga 20 111 3,5
North West 22 483 3,9
Northern Cape 7122 1,2
Western Cape 100 976 17,6
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 572 865 100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 315 497 with 20 063 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 868 675 56% 10 707 53%
Public 1 446 822 44% 9356 47%
Total 3 315 497 20 063

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 260 new COVID-19 related deaths: 68 from Eastern Cape, 62 in the Free State, 30 from Gauteng, 39 from KwaZulu Natal, 14 from Limpopo, 18 from Mpumalanga, 8 from Northern Cap and 21 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 11 270

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 437 617  which translates to a recovery rate of 76%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2400 78 385
Free State 476 14 911
Gauteng 2791 154 392
KwaZulu-Natal 1563 57 525
Limpopo 141 9728
Mpumalanga 167 16 794
North West 150 12 559
Northern Cape 76 3794
Western Cape 3506 89 529
Total 11 270 437 617
2020-08-14T05:51:58+00:00August 13th, 2020|