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SA has surpassed 550 000 confirmed Covid-19 cases now with cumulative cases standing at 553 188 and the total number of deaths 10 210.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize confirmed new 7 712 cases and 301 death related in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng still continues to spread the lead in most cases.
|Province||Total cases for 7 Aug 2020||Percentage total|
|Eastern Cape||81 615||15,0|
|Free State||26 877||4,9|
|North West||21 315||3,9|
|Western Cape||99 027||18,2|
“Regrettably, we report 305 new COVID-19 related deaths: 57 from Eastern Cape, 136 from Gauteng, 76 from KwaZulu Natal, 29 from Western Cape and 7 from the Northern Cape. This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 9 909”
“We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased” said Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize.
The number of recoveries currently stands at 394 759 which translates to a recovery rate of 72%