Media Release
4 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 40 792 with 3267 new cases identified.

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 4 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 4936 12,1
Free State 322 0,8
Gauteng 4845 11,9
KwaZulu-Natal 2869 7,0
Limpopo 206 0,5
Mpumalanga 144 0,4
North West 364 0,9
Northern Cape 95 0,2
Western Cape 27006 66,2
Unknown 5 0,0
Total 40792 100,0

 

Testing Data
A total of 820 675 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 34 696 tests have been conducted since the last report

 

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report 56 more COVID-19 related deaths: 1 in KwaZulu Natal, 1 in the Free State and 54 in Western Cape.

This brings the total national deaths to 848


We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.


The recoveries to date are
21 311 this translates to a recovery rate of 52,24%.

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 95 2460
Free State 9 128
Gauteng 33 2222
KwaZulu Natal 55 1260
Limpopo 3 146
Mpumalanga 0 86
North West 1 59
Northern Cape 1 33
Western Cape 651 14917
Total 848 21311

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 2 0,2
10-19 3 0,4
20-29 5 0,6
30-39 44 5,2
40-49 93 11,0
50-59 219 25,8
60-69 227 26,8
70-79 161 19,0
80-89 74 8,7
90-99 20 2,3
848 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Total
450 (53%) 398 (47%) 848

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…