Media Release
13 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 65 736

Case Data

Province Total cases for 13 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 9250 14,1
Free State 457 0,7
Gauteng 9897 15,1
KwaZulu-Natal 3763 5,7
Limpopo 309 0,5
Mpumalanga 271 0,4
North West 977 1,5
Northern Cape 144 0,2
Western Cape 40605 61,8
Unknown 63 0,1
Total 65736 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 087 887
tests have been conducted cumulatively with a total of 27 462 new tests

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report a further 69 COVID-19 related deaths: 36 from Western Cape, 9 from the Eastern Cape, and 24 from Gauteng.


This brings the total national deaths to
1 423 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
36 850– this translates to a recovery rate of 56%.

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 217 4559
Free State 9 189
Gauteng 81 3075
KwaZulu Natal 64 1810
Limpopo 4 185
Mpumalanga 1 116
North West 5 128
Northern Cape 1 52
Western Cape 1041 26736
Total 1423 36850

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 4 0,3
20-29 21 1,5
30-39 85 5,9
40-49 179 12,6
50-59 346 24,3
60-69 387 27,2
70-79 249 17,5
80-89 111 7,8
90-99 30 2,1
Uknown 8 0,6
1423 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
728 (51,2) 693 (48,7) 2 (0,1) 1423

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…