Media Release
9 September
2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 642 431 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 990 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 09 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87040 13,5
Free State 40456 6,3
Gauteng 213741 33,3
KwaZulu-Natal 115372 18,0
Limpopo 13900 2,2
Mpumalanga 25311 3,9
North West 26580 4,1
Northern Cape 12407 1,9
Western Cape 107624 16,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 642431 100,0

 

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 842 898 with 21 736 new tests conducted since the last report

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 82 more COVID-19 related deaths: 10 from KwaZulu-Natal, 27 from Gauteng, 5 from Eastern Cape, 8 from Free State, 10 from North West, 22 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 168.

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 569 935 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,7%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3012 82842 1186
Free State 806 27129 12521
Gauteng 3860 188987 20894
KwaZulu-Natal 2356 103437 9579
Limpopo 257 12989 654
Mpumalanga 416 23917 978
North West 295 21673 4612
Northern Cape 150 9075 3182
Western Cape 4016 99886 3722
National 15168 569935 57328

 

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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