7 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 545 476 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 7 292 new cases identified.
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The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 183 658 with 33 851 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 305 new COVID-19 related deaths: 57 from Eastern Cape, 136 from Gauteng, 76 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from Western Cape and 7 from Northern Cape.
This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 909.
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 394 759 which translates to a recovery rate of 72%.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health