Saturday, 09 May 2020
Cape Town: As of today, there are 525 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the total number of confirmed cases at 9 420.
Provincial Case Data:
|Province||New cases||Total cases||Percentage total|
|Western Cape||312||4 809||51,1|
A total of 324 079 COVID-19 tests has been conducted, of which 16 327 are new tests from those reported yesterday.
Breakdown of Deaths and Recoveries:
Total Deaths : 186
Total Recoveries : 3 983
8 new deaths have been reported, 7 from the Western Cape and 1 from KwaZulu Natal. The Health Department has also been advised that one of the deceased was a nurse at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town.
“We pay special tribute to this health worker. We express our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and thank the health care workers who looked after these patients.” said Health Minister; Dr Zweli Mkhize.