Thursday, 07 May 2020

Pretoria: As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 8232. This is an increase of 424 news cases from yesterday’s reported numbers of 7808.

Provincial breakdown Case Data:

Provinces Total cases for 7 May 2020
Eastern Cape 929
Free State 134
Gauteng 1804
KwaZulu-Natal 1204
Limpopo 41
Mpumalanga 59
North West 40
Northern Cape 27
Western Cape 3994
Unknown 0
Total 8232

Testing Data

A total of 292 153 tests have been conducted to date with 12 774 tests done in the past 24 hours

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

The Health Department reported 
8 more COVID-19 related deaths: 2 from KwaZulu Natal and 6 from Western Cape. This brings the total national deaths to 161.

The provincial deaths breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths
Eastern Cape 18
Free State 6
Gauteng 15
KwaZulu Natal 40
Limpopo 3
Mpumalanga 0
North West 0
Northern Cape 0
Western Cape 79
Total 161