Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of  568 919  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2 810 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 12 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 82 779 14,6
Free State 29 578 5,2
Gauteng 194 685 34,3
KwaZulu-Natal 101 499 17,8
Limpopo 10 875 1,9
Mpumalanga 19 755 3,5
North West 22 205 3,9
Northern Cape 6957 1,2
Western Cape 100 536 17,7
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 568 919 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 295 434 with 16 457 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 259 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 46 from Eastern Cape, 108 from Gauteng, 74 from KwaZulu Natal and 31 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 11 010.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 432 029 which translates to a recovery rate of 75,9%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2332 78 210
Free State 414 14 522
Gauteng 2761 152 061
KwaZulu-Natal 1524 56 758
Limpopo 127 8901
Mpumalanga 149 16 658
North West 150 12 486
Northern Cape 68 3698
Western Cape 3485 88 735
Total 11 010 432 029