Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of 445 433 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 11 245 new cases identified.
Provincial Case Data
|Province||Total cases for 26 July 2020||Percentage total|
|Eastern Cape||73 585||16,8|
|Free State||16 482||3,7|
|North West||17 338||3,9|
|Western Cape||92 079||20,7|
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 773 778 with 42 966 new tests conducted since the last report.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, 114 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 7 from Eastern Cape, 29 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu Natal, 30 from Western Cape, 34 from Limpopo and 2 from Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 6 769.
The number of recoveries currently stands at 265 077 which translates to a recovery rate of 59,5%.
The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:
|Eastern Cape||1457||58 260|
|Western Cape||2875||75 355|