Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of  579 140  confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 6 275 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 14 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 83 372 14,4
Free State 30 837 5,3
Gauteng 197 531 34,1
KwaZulu-Natal 103 744 17,9
Limpopo 11 214 1,9
Mpumalanga 20 554 3,5
North West 22 816 3,9
Northern Cape 7443 1,3
Western Cape 101 579 17,5
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 579 140 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 351 111 with 35 614 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 892 532 56% 23 857 53%
Public 1 458 579 44% 11 757 47%
Total 3 351 111 35 614

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 286 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 42 from Eastern Cape, 20 from the Free State, 26 from North West, 76 from Gauteng, 54 from KwaZulu Natal, 22 from Mpumalanga, 18 from Northern Cape and 28 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 11 556.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 461 734  which translates to a recovery rate of 79%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 2442 78 862
Free State 496 15 217
Gauteng 2867 156 402
KwaZulu-Natal 1617 77 301
Limpopo 141 9937
Mpumalanga 189 17 404
North West 176 12 559
Northern Cape 94 3937
Western Cape 3534 90 115
Total 11 556 461 734