12 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 568 919 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.
|Province||Total cases for 12 August 2020||Percentage total|
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 295 434 with 16 457 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 259 new COVID-19 related deaths: 46 from Eastern Cape, 108 from Gauteng, 74 from KwaZulu Natal, 31 from Western Cape.
This brings the cumulative total of reported COVID-19 related deaths to 11 010
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 432 029 which translates to a recovery rate of 75,9%.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health