Media Release
3 May 2020

As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 6783.


Case Data

Province Total Cases
Eastern Cape 774
Free State 122
Gauteng 1624
KwaZulu-Natal 1076
Limpopo 37
Mpumalanga 46
North West 36
Northern Cape 24
Western Cape 3044
Unknown 0
Total 6783


Testing Data
We also wish to indicate that as of 30 April 2020 7 216 777 citizens have been screened and from that Community Screening Programme 72 087 were referred for testing. We thank all these compatriots for their solidarity with the programme and allowing our health care workers into the privacy of their homes.

Reported Deaths:
Regrettably, we report a further 8 COVID-19 related deaths: 2 from Western Cape, 4 from the Eastern Cape and 2 from Gauteng. This brings the total deaths to 131.

We wish to express our condolences to the families of the deceased and salute the health care workers who treated the deceased patients.

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health