Thursday, 16 July 2020

Pretoria: As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 324 221 with 13 172 new cases identified.

Provincial Case Data

Province Total cases for 16 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 57 186 17,6
Free State 7312 2,3
Gauteng 117 895 36,4
KwaZulu-Natal 35 604 11,0
Limpopo 3883 1,2
Mpumalanga 5572 1,7
North West 11 891 3,7
Northern Cape 1831 0,6
Western Cape 82 986 25,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 324 221 100,0

Testing Data

A total of 2 324 923 tests have been processed cumulatively of which 46 796 tests have been conducted since the last report.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 1 305 189 56% 29 531 63%
Public 1 019 734 44% 17 265 37%
Grand Total 2 324 923 46 796

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, 216 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: 7 from Mpumalanga, 10 from Free State, 41 from KwaZulu Natal, 25 from the Eastern Cape, 47 from the Western Cape, and 86 from Gauteng. This brings the total national deaths to 4669.

The recoveries to date are 165 591 and this translates to a recovery rate of 51%.

The provincial deaths and recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 763 39 865
Free State 45 1033
Gauteng 853 45 743
KwaZulu Natal 358 8968
Limpopo 33 1492
Mpumalanga 40 1464
North West 48 2694
Northern Cape 15 601
Western Cape 2514 63 731
Total 4669 165 591