COVID-19 Update(18 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(18 July 2020)

18 July 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 350 879 with 13,285 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 18 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 60 976 17,4
Free State 9004 2,6
Gauteng 128 604 36,7
KwaZulu-Natal 40 086 11,4
Limpopo 4490 1,3
Mpumalanga 6644 1,9
North West 13 400 3,8
Northern Cape 2197 0,6
Western Cape 85 411 24,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 350 879 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 2 422 741 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 49 688  tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 367 799 56% 31 883 64%
Public 1 054 942 44% 17 805 36%
Grand Total 2 422 741 49 688

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, we report 144  more COVID-19 related deaths, this brings the total national deaths to 4948.

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 182 230 which translates to a recovery rate of 52%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 811 43 685
Free State 47 1033
Gauteng 956 51 256
KwaZulu Natal 401 10 624
Limpopo 33 1867
Mpumalanga 44 1793
North West 48 2839
Northern Cape 15 723
Western Cape 2593 68 410
Total 4948 182 230
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