Media Release
15 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 73 533.

Case Data

PROVINCE Total cases for 15 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 10597 14,4
Free State 512 0,7
Gauteng 12193 16,6
KwaZulu-Natal 3959 5,4
Limpopo 362 0,5
Mpumalanga 322 0,4
North West 1177 1,6
Northern Cape 205 0,3
Western Cape 44143 60,0
Unknown 63 0,1
Total 73533 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 148 933 tests have been conducted cumulatively with a total of 26 975 new tests

Reported COVID-19 Deaths and Recoveries:
Regrettably, we report a further 88 COVID-19 related deaths: 73 from Western Cape, 9 from the Eastern Cape, and 6 from Gauteng Province.

This brings the total national deaths to 1568 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 39 867– this translates to a recovery rate of 54,2%.


The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 236 5331
Free State 9 222
Gauteng 87 3348
KwaZulu Natal 69 1810
Limpopo 4 199
Mpumalanga 1 138
North West 5 152
Northern Cape 1 52
Western Cape 1156 28615
Total 1568 39867

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,2
10-19 5 0,3
20-29 21 1,3
30-39 94 6,0
40-49 200 12,8
50-59 386 24,6
60-69 422 27,0
70-79 272 17,3
80-89 122 7,8
90-99 35 2,2
Uknown 8 0,5
1568 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
809 (51,6) 721 (48,3) 2 (0,1) 1568

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…