Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 177 124 with 9 063 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 3 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 30 157 18,2
Free State 2 130 1,2
Gauteng 54 331 30,7
KwaZulu-Natal 12 757 7,2
Limpopo 1408 0,8
Mpumalanga 1611 0,9
North West 5168 2,9
Northern Cape 626 0,4
Western Cape 66 936 37,8
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 177 124 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 1 745 153 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 39 025 tests have been conducted since the last report.

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, 108 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 3 from Northern Cape, 8 from the Eastern Cape, 29 from the North West, 10 from KwaZulu Natal and 58 from the Western Cape.  This brings the total national deaths to 2 952 with a mortality rate of 1,7%.

The recoveries to date are 86 298 and this translates to a recovery rate of 48,7%.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 459 17 403
Free State 9 396
Gauteng 282 14 097
KwaZulu Natal 162 4197
Limpopo 10 594
Mpumalanga 7 585
North West 36 865
Northern Cape 4 232
Western Cape 1983 47 929
Total 2 952 86 298