Media Release
30
August 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 625 056 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2 505 new cases identified

Case Data

Province Total cases for 30 August 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86060 13,7
Free State 37557 5,9
Gauteng 209648 33,5
KwaZulu-Natal 112726 18,0
Limpopo 13167 2,1
Mpumalanga 24132 3,8
North West 25240 4,0
Northern Cape 10568 1,6
Western Cape 105908 16,9
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 625056 100,0

 

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 674 872 with 21 902 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 47 more COVID-19 related deaths: 3 from KwaZulu-Natal,16 from Gauteng, 7 from Eastern Cape, 7 from Western Cape, 3 from Free State and 11 from Mpumalanga.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 14028.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 538 604 which translates to a recovery rate of 86%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2876 81373 1811
Free State 693 23092 13772
Gauteng 3572 181299 24777
KwaZulu-Natal 2138 95653 14935
Limpopo 179 12103 885
Mpumalanga 341 22563 1228
North West 240 18492 6508
Northern Cape 120 6972 3476
Western Cape 3869 97057 4982
Total 14028 538604 72374

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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