Media Release
24 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 421 996 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 24 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 71338 17,0
Free State 14542 3,0
Gauteng 153020 36,0
KwaZulu-Natal 57162 14,0
Limpopo 6394 2,0
Mpumalanga 9756 2,0
North West 16548 4,0
Northern Cape 3175 1,0
Western Cape 90011 21,0
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 421996 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 684 488 with 52 382 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 250 new COVID-19 related deaths: 13 from Eastern Cape, 139 from Gauteng, 50 from KwaZulu Natal, 47 from Western Cape and 1 from the Free State.

This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 6 343.

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 245 771 which translates to a recovery rate of 58%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1406 55692
Free State 63 1873
Gauteng 1326 82126
KwaZulu-Natal 565 18786
Limpopo 33 3022
Mpumalanga 52 4403
North West 48 4795
Northern Cape 23 1177
Western Cape 2827 73897
Total 6343 245771

Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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