Update on Covid-19 (31st July 2020) #Covid19inSA

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Media Release
31 July 2020


As of today, a cumulative total of 493 183 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 31 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 77938 15,8
Free State 21262 4,3
Gauteng 175272 35,5
KwaZulu-Natal 76706 15,6
Limpopo 8565 1,7
Mpumalanga 14101 2,9
North West 19325 3,9
Northern Cape 4741 1,0
Western Cape 95223 19,3
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 493183 100,0

 

Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 959 535 with 41 486 new tests conducted since the last report.

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably we report 193 new COVID-19 related deaths: 8 from Eastern Cape, 103 from Gauteng, 36 from KwaZulu Natal, 33 from Western Cape and 13 from Mpumalanga.

This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 8 005.

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 326 171 which translates to a recovery rate of 66%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 1708 65512
Free State 154 7063
Gauteng 2035 117099
KwaZulu-Natal 803 35113
Limpopo 67 5044
Mpumalanga 78 6854
North West 81 8256
Northern Cape 29 1389
Western Cape 3050 79841
Total 8005 326171

Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS…

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