SA passes 10 000 Covid-19 related deaths mark

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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.

Case Data

ProvinceTotal cases for 7 Aug 2020Percentage total
Eastern Cape81 61515,0
Free State26 8774,9
Gauteng189 15934,7
KwaZulu-Natal92 84417,0
Limpopo10 1381,9
Mpumalanga18 2663,3
North West21 3153,9
Northern Cape61851,1
Western Cape99 02718,2
Unknown500,0
Total545 476100,0
Source: NICD

“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%

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