Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 445 433 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

26 Jul 2020

As of today, a cumulative total of 445 433 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 26 July 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

73585

16,5

Free State

16482

3,7

Gauteng

160154

36,0

KwaZulu-Natal

64061

14,4

Limpopo

7076

1,6

Mpumalanga

11008

2,5

North West

17338

3,9

Northern Cape

3600

0,8

Western Cape

92079

20,7

Unknown

50

0,0

Total

445433

100,0

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 773 778 with 42 966 new tests conducted since the last report.

PRIVATE

1 574 086

57%

25 969

60%

PUBLIC

1 199 692

43%

16 997

40%

 

2 773 778

 

42 966

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably we report 114 new COVID-19 related deaths: 7 from Eastern Cape, 29 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu Natal, 30 from Western Cape, 34 from Limpopo and 2 from Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 6769.

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

The number of recoveries currently stands at 265 077 which translates to a recovery rate of 59,5%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province

Deaths

Recoveries

Eastern Cape

1457

58290

Free State

63

2075

Gauteng

1564

92346

KwaZulu-Natal

614

21251

Limpopo

67

3466

Mpumalanga

52

4995

North West

48

6076

Northern Cape

29

1223

Western Cape

2875

75355

Total

6769

265077

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