Media Release
17 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 337 594 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 17 July 2020
Eastern Cape 58860
Free State 8290
Gauteng 123408
KwaZulu-Natal 37722
Limpopo 4160
Mpumalanga 6073
North West 12722
Northern Cape 2044
Western Cape 84254
Unknown 61
Total 337594

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 373 053 with 48 130 new tests conducted since the last report

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report a further 135 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total cumulative deaths to 4804

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

The recoveries are now 178 183

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 772 41707
Free State 47 1033
Gauteng 917 51256
KwaZulu-Natal 378 10403
Limpopo 33 1685
Mpumalanga 44 1597
North West 48 2694
Northern Cape 15 627
Western Cape 2550 67181
Total 4804 178183

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…