Media Release
6 September
2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 638 517 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 633 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 06 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86849 13,6
Free State 39781 6,2
Gauteng 212898 33,3
KwaZulu-Natal 114824 18,0
Limpopo 13734 2,2
Mpumalanga 25076 3,9
North West 26245 4,1
Northern Cape 11923 1,8
Western Cape 107187 16,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 638517 100,0

 

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 800 190 with 16 367 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 110 more COVID-19 related deaths: 31 from KwaZulu-Natal, 24 from Gauteng, 7 from Eastern Cape, 9 from Free State, 1 from Western Cape and 38 from Mpumalanga.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 14 889.

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 563 891 which translates to a recovery rate of 88%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 2986 82233 1630
Free State 785 27129 11867
Gauteng 3813 187301 21784
KwaZulu-Natal 2294 101989 10541
Limpopo 214 12782 738
Mpumalanga 416 23610 1050
North West 275 21033 4937
Northern Cape 145 8717 3061
Western Cape 3961 99097 4129
National 14889 563891 59737

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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