2 July 2020
As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 168 061
|Province||Total cases for 2 July 2020||Percentage total|
1 706 127 tests have been completed in total of which 39 188 new tests are reported.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 95 COVID-19 related deaths- 12 from Eastern Cape, 38 from Gauteng, 16 from KwaZulu Natal and 29 from Western Cape.
This brings the total deaths to 2844 .
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 81 999, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,8%
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health