Media Release
13 August 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 572 865 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 13 August 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 83002 14,5
Free State 30049 5,2
Gauteng 195820 34,2
KwaZulu-Natal 102233 17,8
Limpopo 11019 1,9
Mpumalanga 20111 3,5
North West 22483 3,9
Northern Cape 7122 1,2
Western Cape 100976 17,6
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 572865 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 315 497 with 20 063 new tests conducted since the last report

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report a further 260 COVID-19 related deaths- 68 from Eastern Cape, 62 in the Free State, 30 from Gauteng, 39 from KZN, 14 from Limpopo, 18 in Mpumalanga, 21 from Western Cape and 8 from Northern Cape.

This brings the total COVID-19 related cumulative deaths to 11 270

We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The recoveries now stand at 437 617 which translates to a recovery rate of 76%

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2400 78385
Free State 476 14911
Gauteng 2791 154392
KwaZulu-Natal 1563 57525
Limpopo 141 9728
Mpumalanga 167 16794
North West 150 12559
Northern Cape 76 3794
Western Cape 3506 89529
Total 11270 437617

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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