NEWS & ANALYSIS

Number of cases surpasses 12 000 – Zweli Mkhize

Health Minister says total deaths now stand at 219

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 12 074 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

13 May 2020

As announced by his Excellency, President MC Ramaphosa, this evening the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 12 074.

Case Data

Province

New cases on 13 May

2020

Total cases for 13 May

2020

Percentage total

Eastern Cape

30

1534

12,7

Free State

2

138

1,1

Gauteng

61

2074

17,2

KwaZulu-Natal

19

1413

11,7

Limpopo

0

54

0,4

Mpumalanga

3

66

0,5

North West

1

52

0,4

Northern Cape

0

30

0,2

Western Cape

608

6713

55,6

Unknown

0

0

0,0

Total

724

12074

100,0

Testing Data

A total of 386 352 tests have been conducted to date with 16 655 tests done in the last 24-hour cycle

Sector

Total tested

 

New tested

 

Private

188 986

49%

8977

54%

Public

197 366

51%

7678

46%

Grand Total

386 352

 

16655

 

Reported Deaths and Recoveries

Total Deaths: 219

Total Recoveries (as at 12 May 2020) 4745

Province

Deaths

Recoveries

(as at 12 May 2020)

Eastern Cape

24

632

Free State

6

107

Gauteng

24

1343

KwaZulu Natal

44

618

Limpopo

3

30

Mpumalanga

0

24

North West

1

24

Northern Cape

0

17

Western Cape

117

1950

Total

219

4745

Issued by Department of Health, 13 May 2020