The Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced 7 232 new COVID-19 cases taking the national total to 459 761. He also announced new 190 deaths, taking the death toll to 7 257.

Kwazulu Natal, which recorded the lowest daily death a day ago, today recorded the highest daily death. The Province recorded 62 deaths. Breakdown of deaths in other Provinces is as follows:

  • 11 from Eastern Cape
  • 55 from Gauteng
  • 62 from Kwazulu Natal
  • 49 from Western Cape
  • And 13 from North West.

On a positive note, the recovery rate is increasing and today it stands at 62, 5%.

Globally, there have been 226 783 new cases bringing the global infection total to 16 341 920. Deaths have increase to 650 805.
 
Breakdown of global Cases

Region Cases (as of 28 July 2020)
America 8 728 962
Europe 3 261 042
South-East Asia 1 838 380
Eastern Mediterranean 1 494 697
Africa 726 105
Western Pacific 291 993
Total 16 341 920

 
South Africa Statistics

Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 28 JULY 2020) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 75 067 16,3
Free State 18 134 3,9
Gauteng 164 584 35,8
Kwazulu-Natal 68 101 14,8
Limpopo 7 502 1,6
Mpumalanga 11 552 2,5
North West 17 791 3,9
Northern Cape 3 997 0,9
Western Cape 92 983 20,2
Unknown 50 0,0
Total 459 761 100,0

 
Provincial Deaths & Recoveries

PROVINCE DEATHS RECOVERIES
Eastern Cape 1 545 60 745
Free State 154 2 178
Gauteng 1 680 102 614
Kwazulu-Natal 685 27 682
Limpopo 67 3 565
Mpumalanga 65 5 812
North West 72 6 638
Northern Cape 29 1 244
Western Cape 2 960 76 835
Total 7 257 287 313

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

** If you think you have been exposed to the COVID-19, please call the government’s 24-hour hotline on 0800 029 999 or visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/ for more information

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