Covid-19 Update(27 July 2020)

>Covid-19 Update(27 July 2020)

27 July 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  452 529 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 7 120 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 27 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 74 231 16,4
Free State 17 222 3,8
Gauteng 162 319 35,9
KwaZulu-Natal 65 982 14,6
Limpopo 7260 1,6
Mpumalanga 11 386 2,5
North West 17 604 3,9
Northern Cape 3875 0,9
Western Cape 92 600 20,5
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 452 529 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 802 211 with 28 433 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 587 780 57% 13 694 48%
Public 1 214 431 43% 14 739 52%
Total 2 802 211 28 433

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 298 new COVID-19 related deaths: 77 from Eastern Cape, 61 from Gauteng, 9 from KwaZulu Natal, 36 from Western Cape, 13 from Mpumalanga, 91 from the Free State and 11 from North West. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 7 067.

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 274 925 which translates to a recovery rate of 61%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1534 58 685
Free State 154 2087
Gauteng 1625 97 485
KwaZulu-Natal 623 24 350
Limpopo 67 3565
Mpumalanga 65 5494
North West 59 6441
Northern Cape 29 1223
Western Cape 2911 75 595
Total 7067 274 925
2020-07-28T05:50:51+00:00July 27th, 2020|