New COVID-19 cases dropped yet again. The latest data released by the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize indicates 845 new cases in the past 24 hours and a national total of 639 362 since the beginning of the pandemic.

566 555 people have recovered from the virus, translating to a recovery rate of 88,6%.

On the other hand, 115 people died in the past day from the virus. Total national deaths are now 15 004. The breakdown of the latest deaths is reflected below:

  • 25 from KwaZulu-Natal
  • 5 from Gauteng
  • 12 from Eastern Cape
  • 7 from Free State
  • 10 from North West
  • 13 from Western Cape
  • 43 from Limpopo.

Globally, 265 818 new cases have been reported. Total global infections to date are 27 032 617. Deaths are 881 464 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Breakdown of global Cases

REGION CASES (AS OF 07 SEPTEMBER 2020)
America 14,117,712
Europe 4,508,390
South-East Asia 4,787,009
Eastern Mediterranean 2,010,549
Africa 1,088,204
Western Pacific 520,012
Total 7 032 617

Source: World Health Organisation (WHO)

 
South Africa Statistics

Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases
 

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 07 SEPT 2020) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 86 868 13,6
Free State 39 986 6,3
Gauteng 213 087 33,3
Kwazulu-Natal 114 904 18,0
Limpopo 13 769 2,2
Mpumalanga 25 125 3,9
North West 26 294 4,1
Northern Cape 12 085 1,9
Western Cape 107 244 16,8
Total 639 362 100

 

Provincial Deaths & Recoveries
 

PROVINCE TOTAL DEATHS RECOVERIES ACTIVE CASES
Eastern Cape 2 998 82 842 1 028
Free State 792 27 129 12 065
Gauteng 3 818 187 987 21 282
KwaZulu-Natal 2 319 102 318 10 267
Limpopo 257 12 874 638
Mpumalanga 416 23 766 943
North West 285 21 530 4 479
Northern Cape 145 8 933 3 007
Western Cape 3 974 99 176 4 094
National 15 004 566 555 57 803

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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