Saturday, 09 May 2020

Cape Town: As of today, there are 525 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the total number of confirmed cases at 9 420.

Provincial Case Data:

Province New cases Total cases Percentage total
Eastern Cape 89 1078 11,4
Free State 1 134 1,4
Gauteng 60 1910 20,3
KwaZulu-Natal 54 1308 13,9
Limpopo 7 51 0,5
Mpumalanga 1 61 0,6
North West 0 41 0,4
Northern Cape 1 28 0,3
Western Cape 312 4 809 51,1
Unknown 0 0 0,0
Total 525 9 420 100

Testing Data

A total of
324 079 COVID-19 tests has been conducted, of which 16 327 are new tests from those reported yesterday.

Breakdown of Deaths and Recoveries:
Total Deaths : 186
Total Recoveries : 3 983

8 new deaths have been reported, 7 from the Western Cape and 1 from KwaZulu Natal. The Health Department has also been advised that one of the deceased was a nurse at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.

“We pay special tribute to this health worker. We express our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and thank the health care workers who looked after these patients.” said Health Minister; Dr Zweli Mkhize.