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COVID-19 cases in South Africa pass the 200,000 mark

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COVID-19 cases in South Africa pass the 200,000 mark

With over 3,000 deaths.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed that COVID-19 cases in South Africa have surpassed the 200 000 mark.

 

 

The country now has 205 721 positive cases (an increase of 8971 in the past 24-hours), and the total number of recoveries is 97 848. So far, the virus has now killed 3, 310 people in the country.

Gauteng is set to become the epicenter of the virus with 66891, approaching Western Cape at 70938.

1 864 111 tests have been completed in total of which 33 950 new tests are reported.

See the Positive Cases provincial breakdown below:

Province Total cases for 6 July 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 38081 18,5
Free State 2804 1,4
Gauteng 66891 32,5
KwaZulu-Natal 15819 7,7
Limpopo 1785 0,9
Mpumalanga 2173 1,1
North West 6410 3,1
Northern Cape 820 0,4
Western Cape 70938 34,5
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 205721 100,0

 

See the Death cases provincial breakdown below:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 528 19863
Free State 19 479
Gauteng 403 19779
KwaZulu Natal 183 4811
Limpopo 27 653
Mpumalanga 7 651
North West 36 1104
Northern Cape 6 237
Western Cape 2101 50271
Total 3310 97848

 

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