5 July 2020
As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 196 750 with 8 773 new cases reported.
|Province||Total cases for 5 July 2020||Percentage total|
1 830 161 tests have been completed in total of which 38 083 new tests are reported.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 173 COVID-19 related deaths- 2 from Northern Cape, 10 from the Free State, 21 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from Eastern Cape, 40 from Western Cape and 71 from Gauteng.
This brings the total deaths to 3199.
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 93 315, which translates to a recovery rate of 47,4%
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health