South Africa has recorded 8 971 new COVID-19 cases pushing the total beyond the 200 000 mark. The country’s cases now stand at 205 721.
Gauteng’s new cases increased by more than 3 000 in the last 24 hours, whilst the Western Cape increased by just over 1 400 and the Eastern Cape by just over 2 000. The Northern Cape continues to have the lowest infections.
A further 111 COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. This brings the total deaths to 3 310. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 9 from the Eastern Cape
  • 17 from Limpopo
  • 35 from the Western Cape
  • And 50 from Gauteng.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize today announced the death of the MEC of Co-operative Governance, Human Settlement and Traditional Affairs in the North West, Gordon Kegakilwe due to COVID-19 complications.
 
Recoveries to date are 97 848.
 
Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases

PROVINCE CASES (AS OF 6 JULY 2020) % TOTAL
Eastern Cape 38 081 18,5
Free State 2 804 1,4
Gauteng 66 891 32,5
KwaZulu-Natal 15 819 7,7
Limpopo 1 785 0,9
Mpumalanga 2 173 1,1
North West 6 410 3,1
Northern Cape 820 0,4
Western Cape 70 938 34,5
Total 205 721 100

 
Provincial Deaths & Recoveries

PROVINCE DEATHS RECOVERIES
Eastern Cape 528 19 863
Free State 19 479
Gauteng 403 19 779
Kwazulu Natal 183 4 811
Limpopo 27 653
Mpumalanga 7 651
North West 36 1 104
Northern Cape 6 237
Western Cape 2 101 50 271
Total 3 310 97 848

 
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.

2020-07-07T13:24:45+02:00Corona Virus News|0 Comments

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