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
Eastern Cape 4526 12,1
Free State 319 0,9
Gauteng 4567 12,2
KwaZulu-Natal 2707 7,2
Limpopo 200 0,5
Mpumalanga 137 0,4
North West 314 0,8
Northern Cape 93 0,2
Western Cape 24657 65,7
Unknown 5 0,0
Total 37525 100,0

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.

Testing Data
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:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 95 2123
Free State 8 123
Gauteng 33 2169
KwaZulu Natal 54 1248
Limpopo 3 145
Mpumalanga 0 86
North West 1 59
Northern Cape 1 33
Western Cape 597 13696
Total 792 19682

Age Distribution Deaths:

Age Deaths Percentage
0-9 2 0,3
10-19 3 0,4
20-29 5 0,6
30-39 43 5,4
40-49 86 10,9
50-59 206 26,0
60-69 210 26,5
70-79 149 18,8
80-89 69 8,7
90-99 19 2,4
792 100

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%) Female (%) Total
417 (52,7%) 375 (47,3%) 792