Media Release
29 June 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 144 264

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 29 June 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 26195 18,2
Free State 1377 1,0
Gauteng 39841 27,6
KwaZulu-Natal 9041 6,3
Limpopo 1011 0,7
Mpumalanga 1089 0,8
North West 3931 2,7
Northern Cape 404 0,3
Western Cape 61375 42,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 144264 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 596 995
tests have been completed in total of which 29 911 new tests are reported.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 73 COVID-19 related deaths- 1 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Limpopo, 2 from North West, 6 from Gauteng, 10 from Eastern Cape, 6 from KwaZulu Natal and 43 from Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 2529.


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 1,8%

The number of recoveries is 70 614, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,9%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 397 12824
Free State 9 385
Gauteng 180 9738
KwaZulu Natal 115 3602
Limpopo 10 434
Mpumalanga 3 376
North West 7 433
Northern Cape 1 186
Western Cape 1807 42636
Total 2529 70614

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,1
10-19 7 0,3
20-29 39 1,4
30-39 148 5,9
40-49 322 12,7
50-59 601 23,8
60-69 667 26,4
70-79 452 17,9
80-89 214 8,5
90-99 58 2,3
Uknown 18 0,7
2529 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
1327 (52,5%) 1199 (47,4%) 3 (0,1%) 2529

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…