Media Release
21 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 381 798 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 8 170 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 21 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 66759 17,5
Free State 11352 3,0
Gauteng 139435 36,5
KwaZulu-Natal 47685 12,5
Limpopo 5355 1,4
Mpumalanga 7664 2,0
North West 14634 3,8
Northern Cape 2539 0,7
Western Cape 86329 22,6
Unknown 46 0,0
Total 381798 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 536 921 with 31 275 new tests conducted since the last report

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 195 new COVID-19 related deaths. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 5 368.

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 208 144 which translates to a recovery rate of 54%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 945 47263
Free State 57 1272
Gauteng 1042 66434
KwaZulu-Natal 459 13920
Limpopo 33 2518
Mpumalanga 52 2348
North West 48 3241
Northern Cape 15 1087
Western Cape 2717 70061
Total 5368 208144

Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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