Media Release
8 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 50 879

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 8 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 6341 12,5
Free State 373 0,7
Gauteng 6258 12,3
KwaZulu-Natal 3175 6,2
Limpopo 244 0,5
Mpumalanga 183 0,4
North West 580 1,1
Northern Cape 118 0,2
Western Cape 33568 66,0
Unknown 39 0,1
Total 50879 100,0

 

 

Testing Data
943 059
tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 22 983 were conducted since the last report.

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report a further 82 COVID-19 related deaths: 55 from Western Cape, 26 from the Eastern Cape, and 1 from KZN.


This brings the total national deaths to
1080 with a mortality rate of 2,1%.

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
26 099– this translates to a recovery rate of 51,3%.

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 127 2666
Free State 9 152
Gauteng 47 2428
KwaZulu Natal 62 1378
Limpopo 3 158
Mpumalanga 1 102
North West 1 73
Northern Cape 1 41
Western Cape 829 19101
Total 1080 26099

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 2 0,2
10-19 3 0,3
20-29 14 1,3
30-39 58 5,4
40-49 126 11,7
50-59 261 24,2
60-69 299 27,7
70-79 201 18,6
80-89 92 8,5
90-99 23 2,1
Uknown 1 0
1080 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Total
567 (52,5%) 513 (47,5) 1080

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…