Sunday, 19 April 2020

Pretoria: South Africa has confirmed a total of 3 158 COVID-19 cases, having conducted 114 711 tests to date.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

GAUTENG 1148
WESTERN CAPE 868
KWAZULU – NATAL 617
EASTERN CAPE 293
FREE STATE 100
LIMPOPO 27
NORTH WEST 24
MPUMALANGA 23
NORTHERN CAPE 16
UNALLOCATED 42

“Today we regrettably report two new COVID-19 related deaths. Similar to yesterday [Saturday], these are from KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. This bring the total death toll to 54 today.

“We convey our condolences to the families and also appreciate the committed health workers who were treating the deceased patients,” Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, said on Sunday.