3 July 2020
As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 177 124
|Province||Total cases for 3 July 2020||Percentage total|
1 745 153 tests have been completed in total of which 39 025 new tests are reported.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 108 COVID-19 related deaths- 3 from Northern Cape, 8 from Eastern Cape, 29 from North West, 10 from KwaZulu Natal and 58 from Western Cape.
This brings the total deaths to 2952 .
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 86 298, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,7%
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health