South Africa coronavirus travel advice

The latest coronavirus statistics for South Africa and up-to-date resources on travel advice including government organisations and international agencies. Track daily changes of the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa.

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Are there entry restrictions to South Africa due to the coronavirus?

All non-resident foreign nationals are banned from entering South Africa. Arrivals in South Africa face a period of quarantine.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from South Africa?

If you arrive in the UK from South Africa you do need to self-isolate for two weeks.

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South Africa coronavirus - latest statistics

Below is the latest South Africa coronavirus statistics on the Tuesday 29th September 2020 reported at 04:23 (UTC) on 29th September 2020.

  • Total number of confirmed cases to date: 671,669
  • Total number of deaths to date: 16,586
  • New cases confirmed in the past day: 903
  • Deaths recorded in the past day: 188

South Africa coronavirus timeseries

Cases over time

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Cases by day

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Deaths over time

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Deaths by day

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The data displayed is from the 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) Data Repository developed by Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) in Baltimore, United States.

Coronavirus in Africa

Country Total cases Total deaths New cases* New deaths* Updated
Algeria 51,213 1,719 146 5 29/09/20
Angola 4,797 176 79 2 29/09/20
Benin 2,340 40 0 0 29/09/20
Botswana 3,172 16 251 0 29/09/20
Burkina Faso 2,028 57 20 1 29/09/20
Burundi 502 1 17 0 29/09/20
Cameroon 20,838 418 103 0 29/09/20
Cape Verde 5,817 59 46 2 29/09/20
Central African Republic 4,806 62 0 0 29/09/20
Chad 1,185 85 7 1 29/09/20
Congo-Brazzaville 5,008 89 0 0 29/09/20
Congo-Kinshasa 10,624 271 12 0 29/09/20
Djibouti 5,410 61 1 0 29/09/20
Egypt 102,955 5,901 115 18 29/09/20
Equatorial Guinea 5,028 83 0 0 29/09/20
Eritrea 375 0 0 0 29/09/20
Ethiopia 73,944 1,177 612 7 29/09/20
Gabon 8,728 54 0 0 29/09/20
Gambia 3,569 111 0 0 29/09/20
Ghana 46,444 299 57 0 29/09/20
Guinea 10,598 66 18 0 29/09/20
Guinea-Bissau 2,324 39 0 0 29/09/20
Ivory Coast 19,641 120 12 0 29/09/20
Kenya 38,168 700 53 9 29/09/20
Lesotho 1,565 35 7 0 29/09/20
Liberia 1,342 82 3 0 29/09/20
Libya 33,213 527 849 7 29/09/20
Malawi 5,770 179 2 0 29/09/20
Mali 3,090 130 4 0 29/09/20
Mauritania 7,474 161 10 0 29/09/20
Morocco 119,107 2,113 1,422 44 29/09/20
Mozambique 8,288 59 305 1 29/09/20
Namibia 11,121 121 88 1 29/09/20
Niger 1,196 69 0 0 29/09/20
Nigeria 58,460 1,111 136 3 29/09/20
Rwanda 4,832 29 12 0 29/09/20
Sao Tome & Principe 911 15 0 0 29/09/20
Senegal 14,919 309 10 1 29/09/20
Sierra Leone 2,215 72 0 0 29/09/20
Somalia 3,588 99 0 0 29/09/20
South Africa 671,669 16,586 903 188 29/09/20
South Sudan 2,692 49 6 0 29/09/20
Sudan 13,606 836 0 0 29/09/20
Swaziland 5,452 108 21 0 29/09/20
Tanzania 509 21 0 0 29/09/20
Togo 1,749 47 6 1 29/09/20
Tunisia 16,114 214 0 0 29/09/20
Uganda 7,777 75 247 2 29/09/20
Western Sahara 10 1 0 0 29/09/20
Zambia 14,660 332 19 0 29/09/20

*Recorded in the past day.

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