Media Release
10 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 55 421

Case Data

Province Total cases for 9 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 7154 12,9
Free State 401 0,7
Gauteng 7195 13,0
KwaZulu-Natal 3347 6,0
Limpopo 257 0,5
Mpumalanga 207 0,4
North West 657 1,2
Northern Cape 125 0,2
Western Cape 36021 65,0
Unknown 57 0,1
Total 55421 100,0

 

Testing Data
998 400
tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 30 330 were conducted since the last report.

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report a further 48 COVID-19 related deaths: 37 from Western Cape, 9 from the Eastern Cape, and 2 from KwaZulu Natal.


This brings the total national deaths to
1210 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
31 505– this translates to a recovery rate of 56,8%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 147 3647
Free State 9 162
Gauteng 57 2825
KwaZulu Natal 64 1572
Limpopo 3 175
Mpumalanga 1 116
North West 1 104
Northern Cape 1 42
Western Cape 927 22862
Total 1210 31505

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 3 0,2
20-29 17 1,4
30-39 68 5,6
40-49 145 12
50-59 290 24
60-69 335 27,8
70-79 221 18,3
80-89 96 7,9
90-99 28 2,3
Uknown 4 0,3
1210 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
621 (51,3%) 588 (48,6%) 1 (0,1%) 1210

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…