31 July 2020
As of today, a cumulative total of 493 183 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded.
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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:
Dr. Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health