Media Release
7 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 48 285

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 7 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 5974 12,4
Free State 361 0,7
Gauteng 5946 12,3
KwaZulu-Natal 3108 6,4
Limpopo 227 0,5
Mpumalanga 189 0,4
North West 523 1,1
Northern Cape 114 0,2
Western Cape 31824 65,9
Unknown 19 0,0
Total 48285 100,0

 

Testing Data
920 064
tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 28 395 were conducted since the last report

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Today, we are deeply saddened to report the first death in Mpumalanga.
The Western Cape has reported a further 45 COVID-19 related deaths

This brings the total national deaths to 998.


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
24 364 – this translates to a recovery rate of 50,5%.

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 101 2666
Free State 9 152
Gauteng 47 2428
KwaZulu Natal 61 1378
Limpopo 3 158
Mpumalanga 1 102
North West 1 73
Northern Cape 1 41
Western Cape 774 17366
Total 998 24364

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 2 0,2
10-19 3 0,3
20-29 11 1,1
30-39 53 5,3
40-49 119 11,9
50-59 249 25,0
60-69 271 27,2
70-79 186 18,6
80-89 82 8,2
90-99 22 2,2
998 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Total
525 (52,6%) 473 (47,4%) 998

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…