Friday, April 17, 2020
Pretoria: South Africa has confirmed a total of 2 783 COVID-19 cases, having conducted 100 827 tests to date.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
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“Today we regrettably report two new COVID-19 related deaths. Both deceased are from the Western Cape,” Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize said in a statement on Friday.
This increases the total number of deaths to 50.
“We convey our condolences to the families and also appreciate the health workers who were treating the deceased patients.” the Minister said.