16 July 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 324 221 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded, with 13 172 new cases identified.
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The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 324 923 with 46 796 new tests conducted since the last report
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 216 COVID-19 related deaths: 7 from Mpumalanga, 10 from the Free State, 41 from KwaZulu-Natal, 25 from Eastern Cape, 47 from Western Cape and 86 from Gauteng Province.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 4 669.
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 165 591, which translates to a recovery rate of 51%
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health