Monday, 27 July 2020

Pretoria: There are now 452 529 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa after 7 096 new infections were recorded on Monday.

Unfortunately, 298 people succumbed to the deadly virus, which brings the death toll to 7 067.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 27 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 74 231 16,4
Free State 17 222 3,8
Gauteng 162 319 35,9
KwaZulu-Natal 65 982 14,6
Limpopo 7260 1,6
Mpumalanga 11 386 2,5
North West 17 604 3,9
Northern Cape 3875 0,9
Western Cape 92 600 20,5
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 452 529 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 802 211 with 28 433 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 587 780 57% 13 694 48%
Public 1 214 431 43% 14 739 52%
Total 2 802 211 28 433

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 298 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 77 from Eastern Cape, 61 from Gauteng, 9 from KwaZulu Natal, 36 from Western Cape, 13 from Mpumalanga, 91 from the Free State and 11 from North West. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 7 067.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 274 925 which translates to a recovery rate of 61%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1534 58 685
Free State 154 2087
Gauteng 1625 97 485
KwaZulu-Natal 623 24 350
Limpopo 67 3565
Mpumalanga 65 5494
North West 59 6441
Northern Cape 29 1223
Western Cape 2911 75 595
Total 7067 274 925