Media Release
22 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 394 948 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 22 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 67818 17,2
Free State 12332 3,1
Gauteng 144582 36,6
KwaZulu-Natal 50521 12,8
Limpopo 5712 1,4
Mpumalanga 8286 2,1
North West 15073 3,8
Northern Cape 2727 0,7
Western Cape 87847 22,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 394948 100,0

 

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 585 474 with 48 553 new tests conducted since the last report

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 572 new COVID-19 related deaths. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 5 940.

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 229 175 which translates to a recovery rate of 58%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1345 49938
Free State 62 1315
Gauteng 1156 77397
KwaZulu-Natal 477 18067
Limpopo 33 2518
Mpumalanga 52 3435
North West 48 3914
Northern Cape 15 1100
Western Cape 2752 71491
Total 5940 229175

 

Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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