South Africa now has more than 23,600 Cases of Corona-virus.

As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 23 615.

Case Data

PROVINCETotal cases for 25 May 2020Percentage total
Eastern Cape274811,6
Free State2080,9
Gauteng299312,7
KwaZulu-Natal18828,0
Limpopo1320,6
Mpumalanga1020,4
North West1090,5
Northern Cape450,2
Western Cape1539665,2
Unknown00,0
Total23615100,0

Testing Data
A total of 596 777 tests have been conducted to date with 12 992 tests done in last past 24 hour testing cycle.

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:
Regrettably, we report 52 more COVID-19 related deaths- this brings the total national deaths to 481


We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients.


As of today, the total number of recoveries stands at 11 917

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

ProvinceDeathsRecoveries
Eastern Cape611335
Free State6121
Gauteng301899
KwaZulu Natal491168
Limpopo355
Mpumalanga061
North West129
Northern Cape128
Western Cape3307221
Total48111917

Gender Distribution Deaths:

Male (%)Female (%)UnknownTotal
258 (53,6%)222 (46,2%)1 (0,2%)481

Age Distribution Deaths:

AgeDeaths (%)Percentage
0-920,5
10-1900
20-2940,5
30-39275,6
40-495411,2
50-5911123,1
60-6913327,7
70-799419,6
80-89479,8
90-9992,0
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Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health