Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 337 594 with 13 373 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 17 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 58 860 17,6
Free State 8290 2,3
Gauteng 123 408 36,4
KwaZulu-Natal 37 722 11,0
Limpopo 4160 1,2
Mpumalanga 6073 1,7
North West 12 722 3,7
Northern Cape 2044 0,6
Western Cape 84 254 25,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 337 594 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 2 373 053 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 84 130  tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 335 916 56% 30 727 64%
Public 1 037 137 44% 17 403 36%
Grand Total 2 373 053 48 130

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, 135 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, this brings the total national deaths to 4804. The recoveries to date are 178 183.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 772 41 707
Free State 47 1033
Gauteng 917 51 256
KwaZulu Natal 378 10 403
Limpopo 33 1685
Mpumalanga 44 1597
North West 48 2694
Northern Cape 15 627
Western Cape 2550 67 181
Total 4804 178 183