Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of  553 188 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded, with 7 712 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 8 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 82 074 14,8
Free State 27 742 5,0
Gauteng 190 999 34,5
KwaZulu-Natal 95 648 17,3
Limpopo 10 345 1,9
Mpumalanga 18 734 3,4
North West 21 642 3,9
Northern Cape 6366 1,2
Western Cape 99 588 18,0
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 553 188 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 220 265 with 36 607 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 301 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 39 from Eastern Cape, 23 from Gauteng, 154 from KwaZulu Natal, 22 from Western Cape, 21 from North West, 5 from the Northern Cape and 37 from Limpopo. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 10 210.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 404 568 which translates to a recovery rate of 73%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2123 74 941
Free State 350 12 155
Gauteng 2547 139 745
KwaZulu-Natal 1346 54 161
Limpopo 127 7813
Mpumalanga 139 14 257
North West 130 11 923
Northern Cape 66 3158
Western Cape 3376 86 415
Total 10 210 404 568