South Africa Now has 13 524 Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus

"We are however encouraged by the rising number of recoveries which now stands at 6 083."

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As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 13 524.

Case Data

Province New cases on 15 May 2020 Total cases for 15 May 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 93 1662 12,3
Free State 6 151 1,1
Gauteng 75 2210 16,3
KwaZulu-Natal 38 1482 11,0
Limpopo 2 57 0,4
Mpumalanga 0 67 0,5
North West 5 63 0,5
Northern Cape 3 34 0,3
Western Cape 563 7798 57,7
Unknown 0 0 0,0
Total 785 13524 100,0

 

Testing Data

421 555 tests have been conducted with 18 537 done in the last 24 hour cycle.

Sector Total Tested   New tested  
Private 206 781 49% 8 464 46%
Public 214 774 51% 10 073 54%
Grand Total 421 555   18 537  

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

“Regrettably we report a further 9 COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 247,” said Dr Zweli Mkhize, Health Minister.

“We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who cared for the deceased.

“We are however encouraged by the rising number of recoveries which now stands at 6 083.”

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 31 643
Free State 6 108
Gauteng 24 1552
KwaZulu Natal 45 795
Limpopo 3 36
Mpumalanga 0 44
North West 1 28
Northern Cape 0 20
Western Cape 137 2857
Total 247 6083

 

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