Thursday, 06 August 2020
Pretoria: As of Thursday; 06 August 2020, South Africa recorded 8 307 new cases and 306 more COVID-19 related deaths.
Of the additional fatalities, 78 are in KwaZulu-Natal, 75 in Gauteng, 66 in the Eastern Cape, 46 in the Western Cape, 23 in the Free State and 18 in the Northern Cape.
This brings the death toll to 9 604, while 538 184 people contracted the virus since the first case reported on 05 March.
The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:
“The number of recoveries currently stands at 387 316, which translates to a recovery rate of 72%,” Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, said.
Provincial Case Data
|Province||Total cases for 06 August 2020||Percentage total|
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 149 807 with 36 616 new tests conducted since the last report.