Media Release

7 May 2020
As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 8232.


Case Data

Provinces Total cases for 7 May 2020
Eastern Cape 929
Free State 134
Gauteng 1804
KwaZulu-Natal 1204
Limpopo 41
Mpumalanga 59
North West 40
Northern Cape 27
Western Cape 3994
Unknown 0
Total 8232

 

Testing Data
A total of 292 153 tests have been conducted to date with 12 774 tests done in the past 24 hours

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:
Regrettably, we report 8 more COVID-19 related deaths: 2 from KwaZulu Natal and 6 from Western Cape. This brings the total national deaths to 161.


We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths
Eastern Cape 18
Free State 6
Gauteng 15
KwaZulu Natal 40
Limpopo 3
Mpumalanga 0
North West 0
Northern Cape 0
Western Cape 79
Total 161

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…