COVID-19 Update

6 April 2020

As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 1686. This is an increase of 31 from the previously reported cases.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Province Number of cases
Gauteng 713
Western Cape 462
KwaZulu-Natal 257
Free State 89
North West 11
Mpumalanga 18
Limpopo 19
Eastern Cape 32
Northern Cape 08
Unallocated 77

The total number of COVID-19 tests conducted to date is 58 098.

REPORTING OF CONFIRMED DEATHS
Today we are saddened to report another COVID-19 related death. The deceased patient is a 57 year old male from the Western Cape, who was admitted on the 5th April 2020. He had co-morbidities that included diabetes and ischaemic heart disease.

We convey our condolences to the family of the deceased. We must also not forget to appreciate the health workers that treated the deceased patient.

 

No Province Sex Age
1 Western Cape Female 48
2 Free State Male 85
3 Gauteng Male 79
4 KwaZulu-Natal Female 46
5 KwaZulu-Natal Male 74
6 KwaZulu-Natal Female 63
7 KwaZulu-Natal Female 81
8 KwaZulu-Natal Female 80
9 KwaZulu-Natal Male 80
10 Western Cape Female 82
11 KwaZulu-Natal Male 86
12 Western Cape Male 57

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

2020-04-07T06:43:33+00:00