Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of  583 653  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 4 513 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 15 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 83 671 14,3
Free State 31 465 5,4
Gauteng 198 671 34,0
KwaZulu-Natal 104 619 17,9
Limpopo 11 445 2,0
Mpumalanga 20 915 3,6
North West 23 093 4,0
Northern Cape 7735 1,3
Western Cape 101 989 17,5
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 583 653 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 378 029 with 26 918 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 121 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 5 from Eastern Cape, 17 from the Free State, 21 from Gauteng, 34 from KwaZulu Natal, 18 from Limpopo and 26 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 11 677.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 466 941  which translates to a recovery rate of 80%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2447 78 819
Free State 513 15 819
Gauteng 2888 158 705
KwaZulu-Natal 1651 77 838
Limpopo 159 10 039
Mpumalanga 189 17 969
North West 176 13 073
Northern Cape 94 3984
Western Cape 3560 90 652
Total 11 677 466 941