Media Release
4 July 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 187 977.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 4 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 34161 18,2
Free State 2376 1,3
Gauteng 59373 31,6
KwaZulu-Natal 13984 7,4
Limpopo 1559 0,8
Mpumalanga 1818 1,0
North West 5644 3,0
Northern Cape 686 0,4
Western Cape 68376 36,4
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 187977 100,0

 

Testing Data
1 792 078
tests have been completed in total of which 46 925 new tests are reported.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 74 COVID-19 related deaths- 31 from Eastern Cape, and 43 from Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 3026 .

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The number of recoveries is 91 227, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,5%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 490 18980
Free State 9 437
Gauteng 282 15935
KwaZulu Natal 162 4197
Limpopo 10 594
Mpumalanga 7 621
North West 36 865
Northern Cape 4 236
Western Cape 2026 49362
Total 3026 91227

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…