Media Release
8 September
2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 640 441 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 079 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 08 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 86926 13,6
Free State 40154 6,3
Gauteng 213333 33,3
KwaZulu-Natal 115081 18,0
Limpopo 13797 2,2
Mpumalanga 25198 3,9
North West 26399 4,1
Northern Cape 12222 1,9
Western Cape 107331 16,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 640441 100,0

 

he total number of tests conducted to date is 3 821 162 with 12 213 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 82 more COVID-19 related deaths: 27 from KwaZulu-Natal, 15 from Gauteng, 9 from Eastern Cape, 6 from Free State, 5 from Northern Cape, 20 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15086.

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 567 729 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,6%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3007 82842 1077
Free State 798 27129 12227
Gauteng 3833 188367 21133
KwaZulu-Natal 2346 102474 10261
Limpopo 257 12952 588
Mpumalanga 416 23917 865
North West 285 21530 4584
Northern Cape 150 8956 3116
Western Cape 3994 99562 3775
National 15086 567729 57626

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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