Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of 545 476 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 7 292 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 7 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 81 615 15,0
Free State 26 877 4,9
Gauteng 189 159 34,7
KwaZulu-Natal 92 844 17,0
Limpopo 10 138 1,9
Mpumalanga 18 266 3,3
North West 21 315 3,9
Northern Cape 6185 1,1
Western Cape 99 027 18,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 545 476 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 183 658 with 33 851 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 305 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 57 from Eastern Cape, 136 from Gauteng, 76 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from Western Cape and 7 from the Northern Cape.

This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 909. The number of recoveries currently stands at 394 759 which translates to a recovery rate of 72%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2090 74 936
Free State 350 11 832
Gauteng 2524 135 485
KwaZulu-Natal 1192 53 509
Limpopo 90 6876
Mpumalanga 139 13 322
North West 109 10 182
Northern Cape 61 3089
Western Cape 3354 85 528
Total 9909 394 759