The six deaths as a result of police action were recorded in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape, while the two deaths in police custody were both in Limpopo.
Thirteen assault cases have been lodged with IPID, as well as 13 cases of police discharging an official firearm.
There were also three cases of corruption by police officials, which were recorded in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga.
A total of 38 cases was lodged with IPID since the start of the 21-day lockdown.
On Tuesday, News24 reported that police were facing three counts of murder, allegedly as a result of excessive force. IPID are investigating.
In Langa, Cape Town, a man was allegedly shot dead by police after he charged at officers with a knife during a chase.
In another case, a man died after being tasered by police in the Western Cape while he was on a beer run.
The number of deaths due to the police’s actions has dramatically increased. It, in fact, surpasses the amount of deaths due to Covid-19 in the country, which currently sits at seven.