COVID-19 Update(22 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(22 August 2020)

22 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  607 045  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 3707 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 22 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 85 039 14,0
Free State 34 621 5,7
Gauteng 205 246 33,8
KwaZulu-Natal 109 332 18,0
Limpopo 12 12 389 2,0
Mpumalanga 22 902 3,8
North West 24 185 4,0
Northern Cape 8 996 1,5
Western Cape 104 285 17,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 607 045 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 535 067 with 30 560 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 998 867 57% 20 634 68%
Public 1 536 200 44% 9 926 32%
Total 3 535 067 30 560

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 144 new COVID-19 related deaths: 25 from Eastern Cape, 37 from Gauteng,  46 from Mpumalanga, 31 from KwaZulu Natal and 5 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 12 987

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 504 127 which translates to a recovery rate of 83%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries Active cases
Eastern Cape 2778 80 614 1647
Free State 567 20 641 13 413
Gauteng 3227 171 839 30 180
KwaZulu-Natal 1936 84 530 22 866
Limpopo 171 10 559 1659
Mpumalanga 260 20 254 2388
North West 224 17 007 6954
Northern Cape 106 5 300 3590
Western Cape 3718 93 383 7184
Total 12 987 504 127 89 881
2020-08-23T05:44:34+00:00August 22nd, 2020|