COVID-19 Update(31 July 2020)

>COVID-19 Update(31 July 2020)

31 July 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of  493 183 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 11 022 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 31 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 77 938 15,8
Free State 21 262 4,3
Gauteng 175 272 35,5
KwaZulu-Natal 76 706 15,6
Limpopo 8 565 1,7
Mpumalanga 14 101 2,9
North West 19 325 3,9
Northern Cape 4 741 1,0
Western Cape 95 223 19,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 493 183 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 959 535 with 41 486 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 679 177 57% 24 896 60%
Public 1 280 358 43% 16 590 40%
Total 2 959 535 41 486

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 193 new COVID-19 related deaths: 8 from Eastern Cape, 103 from Gauteng, 36 from KwaZulu Natal and 33 from Western Cape and 13 from Mpumalanga. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 005

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 326 171 which translates to a recovery rate of 66%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1708 65 512
Free State 154 7063
Gauteng 2035 117 099
KwaZulu-Natal 803 35 113
Limpopo 67 5044
Mpumalanga 78 6854
North West 81 8256
Northern Cape 29 1389
Western Cape 3050 79 841
Total 8005 326 171
2020-08-01T09:12:10+00:00July 31st, 2020|