Media Release
25 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 434 200 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 12 204 new cases identified.0

Case Data

Province Total cases for 24 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 72772 16,8
Free State 15512 3,6
Gauteng 156821 36,1
KwaZulu-Natal 60532 13,9
Limpopo 6732 1,6
Mpumalanga 10417 2,4
North West 16942 3,9
Northern Cape 3389 0,8
Western Cape 91033 21,0
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 434200 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 730 812 with 46 324 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 312 new COVID-19 related deaths: 44 from Eastern Cape, 209 from Gauteng, 37 from KwaZulu Natal, 18 from Western Cape and 4 from Northern Cape.

This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 6 655.

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 263 054 which translates to a recovery rate of 60,6%

 

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1450 57531
Free State 63 2064
Gauteng 1535 92346
KwaZulu-Natal 602 21251
Limpopo 33 3243
Mpumalanga 52 4995
North West 48 5447
Northern Cape 27 1190
Western Cape 2845 74987
Total 6655 263054

Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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