13 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 572 865 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.
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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%
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health