COVID-19 Update(15 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(15 July 2020)

15 July 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 311 049 with 12 759 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 15 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 55 584 17,9
Free State 6561 2,1
Gauteng 112 714 36,2
KwaZulu-Natal 32 939 10,6
Limpopo 3645 1,2
Mpumalanga 5051 1,6
North West 11 225 3,6
Northern Cape 1667 0,5
Western Cape 81 556 26,2
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 311 049 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 2 278 127 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 45 389  tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 275 658 56% 28 332 62%
Public 1 002 469 44% 17 057 38%
Grand Total 2 278 127 45 389

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 107 more COVID-19 related deaths: 4 from KwaZulu Natal,  12 from North West, 12 from the Eastern Cape, 38 from the Western Cape, and 41 from Gauteng. This brings the total national deaths to 4453.

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 160 693- this translates to a recovery rate of 51,7%%.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 738 37 380
Free State 35 968
Gauteng 767 45 743
KwaZulu Natal 317 8968
Limpopo 33 1492
Mpumalanga 33 1300
North West 48 2578
Northern Cape 15 508
Western Cape 2467 61 756
Total 4453 160 693
2020-07-16T05:45:07+00:00July 15th, 2020|