Update on Covid-19 (15th May 2020) #Covid19inSA


Media Release
15 May 2020


As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 13 524

Case Data

Province New cases on 15 May
2020
Total cases for 15 May
2020
Percentage total
Eastern Cape 93 1662 12,3
Free State 6 151 1,1
Gauteng 75 2210 16,3
KwaZulu-Natal 38 1482 11,0
Limpopo 2 57 0,4
Mpumalanga 0 67 0,5
North West 5 63 0,5
Northern Cape 3 34 0,3
Western Cape 563 7798 57,7
Unknown 0 0 0,0
Total 785 13524 100,0

 

 

Testing Data
421 555
tests have been conducted with 18 537 done in the last 24 hour cycle.

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report a further 9 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 247


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


We are however encouraged by the rising number of recoveries which now stands at
6 083.

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 31 643
Free State 6 108
Gauteng 24 1552
KwaZulu Natal 45 795
Limpopo 3 36
Mpumalanga 0 44
North West 1 28
Northern Cape 0 20
Western Cape 137 2857
Total 247 6083

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
Ends…


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