Pretoria: As of today, a cumulative total of  503 290 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded; with 10 107 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 1 Aug 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 78 782 15,7
Free State 22 308 4,4
Gauteng 178 119 35,4
KwaZulu-Natal 79 607 15,8
Limpopo 8 879 1,8
Mpumalanga 14 681 2,9
North West 19 714 3,9
Northern Cape 4 961 1,0
Western Cape 96 189 19,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 503 290 100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 001 985 with 42 450 new tests conducted since the last report.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, 148 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 36 from Eastern Cape, 40 from Gauteng, 41 from KwaZulu Natal, 24 from Western Cape and 7 from Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 153.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 342 461 which translates to a recovery rate of 68%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1744 66 543
Free State 154 8897
Gauteng 2075 126 784
KwaZulu-Natal 844 36 358
Limpopo 67 5044
Mpumalanga 78 8124
North West 81 8444
Northern Cape 36 1517
Western Cape 3074 80 750
Total 8153 342 461