Media Release
9 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 52 991

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 8 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 6760 12,8
Free State 391 0,7
Gauteng 6546 12,4
KwaZulu-Natal 3255 6,1
Limpopo 253 0,5
Mpumalanga 184 0,3
North West 604 1,1
Northern Cape 122 0,2
Western Cape 34819 65,7
Unknown 57 0,1
Total 52991 100,0

 

Testing Data
968 070
tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 25 012 were conducted since the last report.

 

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report a further 82 COVID-19 related deaths: 61 from Western Cape, 11 from the Eastern Cape, and 10 from Gauteng Province.


This brings the total national deaths to
1162 with a mortality rate of 2,2%.


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
29 006– this translates to a recovery rate of 54,8%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 138 3514
Free State 9 162
Gauteng 57 2575
KwaZulu Natal 62 1566
Limpopo 3 158
Mpumalanga 1 111
North West 1 88
Northern Cape 1 41
Western Cape 890 20791
Total 1162 29006

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 2 0,2
10-19 3 0,3
20-29 16 1,4
30-39 65 5,6
40-49 136 11,7
50-59 277 23,8
60-69 320 27,5
70-79 218 18,8
80-89 95 8,1
90-99 27 2,3
Uknown 3 0,3
1162 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
606 (52,2%) 555 (47,8%) 1 1162

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…