COVID-19 Update(30 August 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(30 August 2020)

30 August 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  625 056  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2505 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 30 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86 060 13,7
Free State 37 557 5,9
Gauteng 209 648 33,5
KwaZulu-Natal 112 726 18,0
Limpopo 13 167 2,1
Mpumalanga 24 132 3,8
North West 25 240 4,0
Northern Cape 10 568 1,6
Western Cape 105 908 16,9
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 625 056 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 674 872 with 21 902 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 2 077 093 57% 14 427 66%
Public 1 597 779 44% 7475 34%
Total 3 674 872 21 902

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 47 new COVID-19 related deaths: 7 from Eastern Cape, 16 from Gauteng, 3 from KwaZulu Natal, 3 from Free State, 11 from Mpumalanga and 7 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 14 028

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 538 604 which translates to a recovery rate of 86%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries  Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2876 81 373 1811
Free State 693 23 092 13 772
Gauteng 3572 181 299 24 777
KwaZulu-Natal 2138 95 653 14 935
Limpopo 179 12 103 885
Mpumalanga 341 22 563 1228
North West 240 18 492 6508
Northern Cape 120 6 972 3476
Western Cape 3869 97 057 4982
Total 14 028 538 604 72 374
2020-08-31T11:07:16+00:00August 30th, 2020|