Media Release
13 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 287 796 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been reported.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 13 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 52058 18,1
Free State 5632 2,0
Gauteng 103713 36,0
KwaZulu-Natal 27387 9,5
Limpopo 3316 1,2
Mpumalanga 4299 1,5
North West 10525 3,7
Northern Cape 1522 0,5
Western Cape 79344 27,6
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 287796 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 194 624 with 40 233 new tests conducted since the last report

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 93 COVID-19 related deaths- 6 from KwaZulu- Natal, 11 from Mpumalanga, 16 from the Free State, 37 from Western Cape and 23 from Eastern Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 4172

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 is 138 241, which translates to a recovery rate of 48%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 709 32083
Free State 35 746
Gauteng 644 33514
KwaZulu-Natal 286 7521
Limpopo 33 1147
Mpumalanga 33 910
North West 36 2474
Northern Cape 11 354
Western Cape 2385 59492
Total 4172 138241

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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