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|
|North West||7 870||723||3,3|
|Western Cape||74 815||1 523||31,4|
|Total||238 339||13 674||100,0|
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:
|Eastern Cape||610||24 304|
|Western Cape||2229||55 534|