Media Release
24 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 111 796.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 24 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 19214 17,2
Free State 889 0,8
Gauteng 26156 23,4
KwaZulu-Natal 6075 5,4
Limpopo 670 0,6
Mpumalanga 713 0,6
North West 2618 2,3
Northern Cape 299 0,3
Western Cape 55162 49,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 111796 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 416 894
tests have been completed in total of which 34 122 new tests are reported.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 103 COVID-19 related deaths- 15 from Eastern Cape, 25 from Gauteng and 63 from Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 2205.


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 2,0%

The number of recoveries is 56 874, which translates to a recovery rate of 50,9%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 346 9668
Free State 9 264
Gauteng 147 5856
KwaZulu Natal 91 2947
Limpopo 5 303
Mpumalanga 2 199
North West 5 291
Northern Cape 1 112
Western Cape 1599 37234
Total 2205 56874

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,1
10-19 5 0,2
20-29 30 1,4
30-39 127 5,8
40-49 280 12,7
50-59 529 24,1
60-69 581 26,3
70-79 392 17,8
80-89 190 8,6
90-99 55 2,5
100- 109 1 0,0
Unknown 12 0,5
2205 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
1146 (51,9%) 1057 (48,0%) 2 (0,1) 2205

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…