COVID-19 Update(23 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(23 July 2020)

23 July 2020

As announced by His Excellency President MC Ramaphosa, a cumulative total of 408 052 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 13 104 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 23 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 69445 17,0
Free State 13443 3,3
Gauteng 148854 36,5
KwaZulu-Natal 53406 13,1
Limpopo 6068 1,5
Mpumalanga 8987 2,2
North West 15901 3,9
Northern Cape 2970 0,7
Western Cape 88928 21,8
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 408052 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 632 106 with 46 632 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested   New tested  
Private 1 489 319 57% 29 151 63%
Public 1 142 787 43% 17 481 37%
Total 2 632 106   46 632  

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably we report 153 new COVID-19 related deaths: 48 from Eastern Cape, 31 from

Gauteng, 38 from KwaZulu Natal, 8 from Northern Cape, 28 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 6 093.

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 236 260 which translates to a recovery rate of 58%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths   Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1393   53591
Free State 62   1821
Gauteng 1187   77397
KwaZulu-Natal 515   18786
Limpopo 33   2781
Mpumalanga 52   4018
North West 48   4019
Northern Cape 23   1152
Western Cape 2780   72695
Total 6093   236260
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