Thursday, 04 June 2020
Pretoria: The number of confirmed COVID-19 in South Africa is 37 525, while the death toll has spiked to 792.
Provincial Case Data:
|Province||Total cases for 3 June 2020||Percentage total|
According to the Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, the same pattern that drove the outbreak in the Western Cape is now building up in the Eastern Cape.
“The two provinces now consist of 78% of all the positive cases,” he said, adding that the Eastern Cape is getting extra attention to curb the spread of Coronavirus.
A total of 785 979 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 24 445 tests have been conducted since the last report
Reported COVID-19 Deaths:
Out of the 37 recorded deaths on Wednesday, 29 are in the Western Cape, seven in the Eastern Cape and one in KwaZulu-Natal. This brings the total national deaths to 792
The recoveries to date are 19 682 – this translates to a recovery rate of 52,45%.
The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:
Age Distribution Deaths:
Gender Distribution Deaths:
|Male (%)||Female (%)||Total|
|417 (52,7%)||375 (47,3%)||792|