Media Release
15 July 2020


Today, we have exceeded the 300 000 mark to reach a cumulative total of 311 049 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa

 

Case Data

Province Total cases for 15 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 55584 17,9
Free State 6561 2,1
Gauteng 112714 36,2
KwaZulu-Natal 32939 10,6
Limpopo 3645 1,2
Mpumalanga 5051 1,6
North West 11225 3,6
Northern Cape 1667 0,5
Western Cape 81556 26,2
Unknown 107 0,0
Total 311049 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 278 127 with 45 389 new tests conducted since the last report

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 107 COVID-19 related deaths- 4 from KwaZulu- Natal, 12 from North West, 12 from Eastern Cape, 38 from Western Cape and 41 from Gauteng Province.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 4 453

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

The number of recoveries is 160 693 which translates to a recovery rate of 51,7%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 738 37380
Free State 35 968
Gauteng 767 45743
KwaZulu-Natal 317 8968
Limpopo 33 1492
Mpumalanga 33 1300
North West 48 2578
Northern Cape 15 508
Western Cape 2467 61756
Total 4453 160 693

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…