1,353 coronavirus cases and 5 deaths in South Africa

1,353 coronavirus cases and 5 deaths in South Africa

Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize has announced there are now 1,353 COVID-19 coronavirus cases in South Africa. There have been five deaths as a result of the virus, added the minister.

Mkhize said that 39,500 people have been tested for the virus to date in South Africa.

A provincial breakdown of the confirmed cases is as follows:

  • Gauteng – 633
  • Western Cape – 325
  • KwaZulu-Natal – 179
  • Free State – 74
  • Limpopo – 14
  • Mpumalanga – 12
  • Eastern Cape – 12
  • North West – 8
  • Northern Cape – 6

A number of the total cases are also unallocated at this time, said the minister.