Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 144 264 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

29 Jun 2020

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 144 264

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 29 June 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

26195

18,2

Free State

1377

1,0

Gauteng

39841

27,6

KwaZulu-Natal

9041

6,3

Limpopo

1011

0,7

Mpumalanga

1089

0,8

North West

3931

2,7

Northern Cape

404

0,3

Western Cape

61375

42,5

Unknown

0

0,0

Total

144264

100,0

1 596 995 tests have been completed in total of which 29 911 new tests are reported.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

PRIVATE

825 828

52%

21580

72%

PUBLIC

771 167

48%

8331

28%

Grand Total

1 596 995

 

29911

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report a further 73 COVID-19 related deaths- 1 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Limpopo, 2 from North West, 6 from Gauteng, 10 from Eastern Cape, 6 from KwaZulu Natal and 43 from Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 2529.

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The mortality rate is 1,8%

The number of recoveries is 70 614, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,9%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province

Deaths

Recoveries

Eastern Cape

397

12824

Free State

9

385

Gauteng

180

9738

KwaZulu Natal

115

3602

Limpopo

10

434

Mpumalanga

3

376

North West

7

433

Northern Cape

1

186

Western Cape

1807

42636

Total

2529

70614

 

Age

Deaths

Percentage

0-9

3

0,1

10-19

7

0,3

20-29

39

1,4

30-39

148

5,9

40-49

322

12,7

50-59

601

23,8

60-69

667

26,4

70-79

452

17,9

80-89

214

8,5

90-99

58

2,3

Uknown

18

0,7

 

2529

100

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%)

Female (%)

Unknown

Total

1327 (52,5%)

1199 (47,4%)

3 (0,1%)

2529

 

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