Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of 611 450 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 1 677 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 24 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 85 240 14,0
Free State 35 367 5,7
Gauteng 206 525 33,8
KwaZulu-Natal 110 102 18,0
Limpopo 12 643 2,1
Mpumalanga 23 163 3,8
North West 24 371 4,0
Northern Cape 9 322 1,5
Western Cape 104 667 17,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 611 450 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 564 065 with 10 640 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 100 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 11 from Eastern Cape, 12 from Gauteng, 14 from KwaZulu Natal, 36 from Mpumalanga, 8 from Limpopo and 19 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 13 159.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 516 494 which translates to a recovery rate of 83%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2800 80 614
Free State 567 20 678
Gauteng 3280 174 248
KwaZulu-Natal 1962 92 342
Limpopo 179 10 661
Mpumalanga 296 21 049
North West 224 17 008
Northern Cape 106 6 106
Western Cape 3745 93 788
Total 13 159 516 494