Sunday, 05 July 2020

Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 196 750 with 8 773 new cases reported.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 5 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 35648 18,1
Free State 2553 1,3
Gauteng 63404 32,2
KwaZulu-Natal 15146 7,7
Limpopo 1706 0,9
Mpumalanga 1965 1,0
North West 6063 3,1
Northern Cape 734 0,4
Western Cape 69531 35,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 196750 100,0

Testing Data

1 830 161 tests have been completed in total of which 38 083 new tests are reported.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, a further
173 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 2 from Northern Cape, 10 from the Free State, 21 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from Eastern Cape, 40 from Western Cape and 71 from Gauteng.

This brings the total deaths to 3199The number of recoveries is 93 315, which translates to a recovery rate of 47,4%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 519 19490
Free State 19 455
Gauteng 353 16887
KwaZulu Natal 183 4197
Limpopo 10 635
Mpumalanga 7 621
North West 36 865
Northern Cape 6 237
Western Cape 2066 49928
Total 3199 93315