Covid-19 Update(26 July 2020)

>Covid-19 Update(26 July 2020)

26 July 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 445 433 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 11 245 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 26 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 73 585 16,8
Free State 16 482 3,7
Gauteng 160 154 36,0
KwaZulu-Natal 64 061 14,4
Limpopo 7076 1,6
Mpumalanga 11 008 2,5
North West 17 338 3,9
Northern Cape 3600 0,8
Western Cape 92 079 20,7
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 445 433 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 773 778 with 42 966 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 574 086 57% 25 969 60%
Public 1 199 692 43% 16 997 40%
Total 2 773 778 42 966

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 114 new COVID-19 related deaths: 7 from Eastern Cape, 29 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu Natal, 30 from Western Cape, 34 from Limpopo and 2 from Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 6 769.

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 265 077 which translates to a recovery rate of 59,5%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1457 58 260
Free State 63 2075
Gauteng 1564 92 346
KwaZulu-Natal 614 21 251
Limpopo 67 3466
Mpumalanga 52 4995
North West 48 6076
Northern Cape 29 1223
Western Cape 2875 75 355
Total 6769 265 077
2020-07-27T05:20:05+00:00July 26th, 2020|