Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 238 339 with 13 674 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 9 July 2020 New  Cases for 9 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 44 432 2 075 18,6
Free State 3 724 465 1,6
Gauteng 81 546 6 531 34,2
KwaZulu-Natal 19 630 1 668 8,2
Limpopo 2381 250 1,0
Mpumalanga 2 902 374 1,2
North West 7 870 723 3,3
Northern Cape 1039 65 0,4
Western Cape 74 815 1 523 31,4
Unknown 0 0 0,0
Total 238 339 13 674 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 2 000 569 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 56 170 tests have been conducted since the last report.

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, 129 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 1 from Northern Cape, 26 from KwaZulu Natal, 28 from the Eastern Cape, 37 from Gauteng and 37 from the Western Cape.

We also indicate that the current deaths in Limpopo is 33 (not 44 as reported yesterday). This was a data interpretation error which has been corrected. Reallocation has since been done and we have confirmed the current total with the province.

Therefore, the total national deaths to 3 720. The recoveries to date are 113 061 and this translates to a recovery rate of 47,4%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 610 24 304
Free State 19 629
Gauteng 515 23 804
KwaZulu Natal 249 5505
Limpopo 33 665
Mpumalanga 22 779
North West 36 1574
Northern Cape 7 267
Western Cape 2229 55 534
Total 3720 113 061