21 August 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 603 338 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 3 398 new cases identified.
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The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 504 507 with 24 224 new tests conducted since the last report
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report a further 225 COVID-19 related deaths- 57 from Eastern Cape, 46 from Gauteng, 81 from KwaZulu-Natal, 6 from Northern Cape, 10 from North West and 25 from Western Cape.
This brings the total COVID-19 related cumulative deaths to 12 843
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 500 102 which translates to a recovery rate of 82%
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health