Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Pretoria:As of today, a cumulative total of  471 123 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

After a two-day streak of cases below the 10 000 mark, South Africa’s new COVID-19 cases were at 11 362 on Wednesday.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 29 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 75 872 16,1
Free State 19 207 4,1
Gauteng 168 369 35,7
KwaZulu-Natal 71 240 15,1
Limpopo 7 840 1,7
Mpumalanga 12 442 2,6
North West 18 231 3,9
Northern Cape 4 135 0,9
Western Cape 93 737 19,9
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 471 123 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 873 163 with 42 528 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 240 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 34 from Eastern Cape, 156 from Gauteng, 27 from KwaZulu Natal and 23 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 7 497.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 297 967 which translates to a recovery rate of 63%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1579 62 371
Free State 154 2178
Gauteng 1836 105 614
KwaZulu-Natal 712 32 483
Limpopo 67 3537
Mpumalanga 65 6393
North West 72 7181
Northern Cape 29 1275
Western Cape 2983 76 835
Total 7497 297 967