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Update on Covid-19 Cases – Dr Zweli Mkhize

Cyril and Zweli

As of yesterday (11th July 2020), a cumulative total of 264 184. confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been reported.

Case Data

Province Total cases for 10 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 48232 18,3
Free State 4679 1,8
Gauteng 93044 35,2
KwaZulu-Natal 23753 9,0
Limpopo 2835 1,1
Mpumalanga 3621 1,4
North West 9418 3,6
Northern Cape 1266 0,5
Western Cape 77336 29,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 264 184 100,0


Testing Data
The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 108 570 with 51 338 new tests conducted since the last report


Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Regrettably, we report a further 111 COVID-19 related deaths- 4 from Northern Cape, 13 from KwaZulu-Natal, 26 from Gauteng, 30 from Eastern Cape, and 38 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 3 971

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 127 715, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,4%


The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 664 30917
Free State 19 681
Gauteng 580 29038
KwaZulu-Natal 273 6021
Limpopo 33 991
Mpumalanga 22 910
North West 36 1715
Northern Cape 11 308
Western Cape 2333 57134
Total 3971 127715

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

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Source – sacoronavirus