LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 SEPT 2020)

Dec 15, 2020 | Coronavirus | 0 comments

LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 SEPT 2020)

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LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (2 SEPT 2020)

As of today, a cumulative total of 630 595 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2336 new cases identified.

Case Data

Province

Total cases for 2 Sept 2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

86 322

13,7

Free State

38 473

6,1

Gauteng

211 157

33,5

KwaZulu-Natal

113 661

18,0

Limpopo

13 400

2,1

Mpumalanga

24 605

3,9

North West

25 604

4,0

Northern Cape

11 020

1,7

Western Cape

106 353

16,9

     

Total

630 595

100,0

 

Testing Data

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 726 721 with 21 313 new tests conducted since the last report.

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

Private

2 113 368

57%

13 831

65%

Public

1 613 353

43%

7 482

35%

Total

3 726 721

 

21 313

 

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report 126 new COVID-19 related deaths: 29 from Eastern Cape, 49 from Gauteng, 5 from Northern Cape, 12 from KwaZulu Natal, 15 from Free State, and 16 from Western Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 14 389

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 553 456 which translates to a recovery rate of 87%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province

Deaths

Recoveries

 Active Cases

Eastern Cape

2932

82 233

1157

Free State

731

25 999

11 743

Gauteng

3680

184 274

23 203

KwaZulu-Natal

2164

100 605

10 892

Limpopo

202

12 486

712

Mpumalanga

351

22 004

1250

North West

266

19 388

5950

Northern Cape

134

7420

3466

Western Cape

3929

98 047

4377

Total

14 389

   

COMMUNICATED BY: THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

 

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