COVID-19: Cases in SA boost by 6 945, deaths now at 2 657

COVID-19: Cases in SA boost by 6 945, deaths now at 2 657

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, on Tuesday 30 June, announced that the validated COVID-19 cases in South Africa have actually increased to 151209

This is an increase of 6 945, as the overall number of validated cases stood at 144 264 on Monday 29 June.

Mkhize revealed an updated death toll of 2657 This is an increase of 128 as it stood at 2 529 on Monday 29 June. The mortality rate is presently 1.8%.

” Sadly, we report a more 128 COVID-19 associated deaths– four from Mpumalanga, 25 from the Eastern Cape, 36 from Gauteng, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal and 52 from the Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 2 657.”

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize

An overall of 1 630 008 tests have actually been conducted to date with 33 013 tests performed in the last 24 hours. There have been 73 543 recoveries thus far.

Since today, the cumulative number of verified #COVID19 cases in South Africa is 151 209, the overall number of deaths is 2657 and the variety of recoveries is 73543 pic.twitter.com/ojHjlM19 tG

— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) June 30, 2020

LATEST COVID-19 CASES BY PROVINCE AS OF TUESDAY 30 JUNE

The following validated COVID-19 cases have been identified in each province as of Tuesday:

  • Eastern Cape– 27 686 cases
  • Free State– 1 514 cases;
  • Gauteng– 42 881 cases;
  • KwaZulu-Natal– 9 674 cases;
  • Limpopo– 1 131 cases;
  • Mpumalanga– 1 190 cases;
  • North West– 4 187 cases;
  • Northern Cape– 465 cases; and
  • Western Cape– 62 481 cases
  • Unknown– 0 cases.

This pertains to a total of 151 209 validated cases.

COVID-19 DEATH TOLL BY PROVINCE AS OF TUESDAY

The following confirmed COVID-19- related deaths have been found in each province as of Tuesday:

  • Eastern Cape– 422 deaths;-LRB-
  • Free State– 9 deaths;-LRB-
  • Gauteng– 216 deaths;-LRB-
  • KwaZulu-Natal– 126 deaths;-LRB-
  • Limpopo– 10 deaths;-LRB-
  • Mpumalanga– 7 deaths;-LRB-
  • North West– seven deaths;
  • Northern Cape– one death;-LRB-
  • Western Cape– 1 859 deaths.

LATEST RECOVERIES BY PROVINCE

Mkhize revealed the latest COVID-19 recoveries as follows:

  • Eastern Cape– 14 081 healings;-LRB-
  • Free State– 385 recoveries;-LRB-
  • Gauteng– 10 534 recoveries;-LRB-
  • KwaZulu-Natal– 3 602 healings;-LRB-
  • Limpopo– 520 recoveries;-LRB-
  • Mpumalanga– 464 recoveries;-LRB-
  • North West– 651 recoveries;-LRB-
  • Northern Cape– 186 healings; and
  • Western Cape– 43 120 healings.

GAUTENG TO END UP BEING COVID-19 EPICENTRE

On Tuesday 30 June, Mkhize stated the variety of COVID-19 infections is increasing greatly in Gauteng. He stated the province would more than likely become the epicentre within the coming days.

According to the health department, aspects adding to the spike in Gauteng are:

  • Inward migration;
  • Large population sizes in the metros; and
  • Congregating of individuals.

” The numbers are picking up, the rise is on the method. Particularly in Gauteng the numbers are securing faster than anticipated,” stated Mkhize.

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