Media Release
12 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 61 927

Case Data

Province Total cases for 12 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 8615 13,9
Free State 435 0,7
Gauteng 8781 14,2
KwaZulu-Natal 3573 5,8
Limpopo 288 0,5
Mpumalanga 243 0,4
North West 865 1,4
Northern Cape 138 0,2
Western Cape 38926 62,9
Unknown 63 0,1
Total 61927 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 060 425
tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 32 026 were conducted since the last report.

 

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report a further 70 COVID-19 related deaths: 39 from Western Cape, 30 from the Eastern Cape, and 1 from Limpopo


This brings the total national deaths to
1354 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
35 008– this translates to a recovery rate of 56,5%.

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 208 4393
Free State 9 189
Gauteng 57 2948
KwaZulu Natal 64 1572
Limpopo 4 175
Mpumalanga 1 116
North West 5 128
Northern Cape 1 52
Western Cape 1005 25435
Total 1354 35008

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 3 0,2
20-29 19 1,4
30-39 82 6,1
40-49 169 12,5
50-59 326 24,1
60-69 368 27,2
70-79 240 17,7
80-89 107 7,9
90-99 29 2,1
Uknown 8 0,6
1354 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
684 (50,5) 668 (49,3) 2 (0,2) 1354

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…