Media Release
19 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 364 328 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 19 July 2020 Percentage Total
Eastern Cape 63181 17,3
Free State 9993 2,7
Gauteng 133617 36,7
KwaZulu-Natal 43215 11,9
Limpopo 4928 1,4
Mpumalanga 7129 2,0
North West 14006 3,8
Northern Cape 2266 0,6
Western Cape 85926 23,6
Unknown 67 0
Total 364328 100

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 471 747 with 49 006 new tests conducted since the last report

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 85 new COVID-19 related deaths. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 5 033.

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 currently stands at 191 059 which translates to a recovery rate of 52,4%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 825 44317
Free State 47 1103
Gauteng 986 58512
KwaZulu-Natal 416 11055
Limpopo 33 2042
Mpumalanga 44 1958
North West 48 2890
Northern Cape 15 772
Western Cape 2619 68410
Total 5033 191059

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…