Media Release
1 July 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 159 333 with 8 124 new cases reported.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 1 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 29340 18,4
Free State 1672 1,0
Gauteng 45944 28,8
KwaZulu-Natal 10632 6,7
Limpopo 1175 0,7
Mpumalanga 1306 0,8
North West 4393 2,8
Northern Cape 494 0,3
Western Cape 64377 40,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 159333 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 666 939
tests have been completed in total of which 36 931 new tests are reported.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 92 COVID-19 related deaths- 17 from Eastern Cape, 28 from Gauteng, 10 from KwaZulu Natal and 37 from Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 2749 .

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 1,7%

The number of recoveries is 76 025, which translates to a recovery rate of 47,7%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 439 14384
Free State 9 386
Gauteng 244 10534
KwaZulu Natal 136 3770
Limpopo 10 520
Mpumalanga 7 487
North West 7 802
Northern Cape 1 204
Western Cape 1896 44938
Total 2749 76025

 

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 3 0,1
10-19 7 0,2
20-29 43 1,6
30-39 164 6,0
40-49 339 12,3
50-59 652 23,7
60-69 717 26,1
70-79 492 17,9
80-89 246 8,9
90-99 65 2,4
Uknown 21 0,8
2749 100

 

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Unknown Total
1444 (52,5%) 1301 (47,3%) 4 (0,2%) 2749

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…