6 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 538 184 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.
|Province||Total cases for 06 August 2020||Percentage total|
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 149 807 with 36 616 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 306 new COVID-19 related deaths: 66 from Eastern Cape, 75 from Gauteng, 78 from KwaZulu Natal, 46 from Western Cape, 23 from Free State and 18 from Northern Cape.
This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 604.
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 387 316 which translates to a recovery rate of 72%.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health