Media Release
23 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 106 108.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 23 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 18108 17,1
Free State 814 0,8
Gauteng 24041 22,7
KwaZulu-Natal 5625 5,3
Limpopo 622 0,6
Mpumalanga 662 0,6
North West 2454 2,3
Northern Cape 270 0,3
Western Cape 53512 50,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 106108 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 382 772
tests have been completed in total of which 29 596 new tests are reported.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 111 COVID-19 related deaths- 1 from Mpumalanga, 4 from KwaZulu Natal, 28 from Eastern Cape and 78 from Western Cape.

This brings the total deaths to 2102.

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The mortality rate is 2%

The number of recoveries is 55 045, which translates to a recovery rate of 51,9%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 331 8259
Free State 9 264
Gauteng 122 5620
KwaZulu Natal 91 2849
Limpopo 5 270
Mpumalanga 2 181
North West 5 256
Northern Cape 1 112
Western Cape 1536 37234
Total 2102 55045

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,1
10-19 5 0,2
20-29 28 1,3
30-39 123 5,9
40-49 268 12,8
50-59 509 24,3
60-69 550 26,2
70-79 376 17,9
80-89 179 8,5
90-99 49 2,3
100- 109 1 0,0
Unknown 11 0,5
2102 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
1087 (51,7%) 1013 (48,2%) 2 (0,1) 2102

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…