9 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 559 858 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 6 670 new cases identified.
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The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 250 583 with 30 318 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 198 new COVID-19 related deaths: 80 from Eastern Cape, 32 from Gauteng, 63 from KwaZulu Natal and 23 from Western Cape,
This brings the cumulative total of reported COVID-19 related deaths to 10 408
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 411 147 which translates to a recovery rate of 73%.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health