Media Release
30 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 482 169 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 11046 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 30 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 77055 16,0
Free State 20398 4,2
Gauteng 171574 35,6
KwaZulu-Natal 73919 15,3
Limpopo 8240 1,7
Mpumalanga 13280 2,8
North West 18811 3,9
Northern Cape 4402 0,9
Western Cape 94440 19,6
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 482169 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 918 049 with 44 886 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 315 new COVID-19 related deaths: 121 from Eastern Cape, 96 from Gauteng, 55 from KwaZulu Natal, 34 from Western Cape and 9 from North West.

This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 7 812.

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 309 601 which translates to a recovery rate of 64%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1700 63903
Free State 154 2178
Gauteng 1932 111061
KwaZulu-Natal 767 32483
Limpopo 67 4700
Mpumalanga 65 6854
North West 81 8160
Northern Cape 29 1341
Western Cape 3017 78921
Total 7812 309601

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…