3 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 516 862 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.
|Province||Total cases for 03 August 2020||Percentage total|
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 058 695 with 21 916 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 173 new COVID-19 related deaths: 20 from Eastern Cape, 37 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu Natal, 31 from Western Cape, 28 from the North West and 45 from Mpumalanga.
This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 539.
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 358 037 which translates to a recovery rate of 69%.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health