1 August 2020
Today South Africa has exceeded the half a million mark with a cumulative total of 503 290 confirmed COVID-19 cases recorded.
|Province||Total cases for 01 August 2020||Percentage total|
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 001 985 with 42 450 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 148 new COVID-19 related deaths: 36 from Eastern Cape, 40 from Gauteng, 41 from KwaZulu Natal, 24 from Western Cape and 7 from Northern Cape.
This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8153.
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 342 461 which translates to a recovery rate of 68%.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health