COVID-19 Update

15 April 2020

As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 2506.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 90 515.

We are saddened to report
The provincial breakdown is as follows:

 

PROVINCE CONFIRMED CASES
GAUTENG 930
WESTERN CAPE 657
KWAZULU-NATAL 519
FREE STATE 97
EASTERN CAPE 199
LIMPOPO 25
MPUMALANGA 22
NORTH WEST 23
NORTHERN CAPE 16
UNALLOCATED/UNKOWN 18

It is with sadness that we report 7 new COVID-19 related deaths. Six of these deaths are
from KwaZulu and one of them is from the Gauteng. We convey our condolences to the
families and also appreciate the committed health workers who were treating these patients.

 

PROVINCE SEX AGE DATE OF DEATH COMMOBIDIRTIES
KZN FEMALE 71 10/04/2020 D I A B E T E S ,
HYPERTENSION,
RENAL FAILURE
KZN MALE 79 10/04/2020 UNKNOWN
KZN FEMALE 86 10/04/2020 HYPERTENSION
KZN MALE 91 12/04/2020 DIABETES
KZN FEMALE 73 13/04/20 D I A B E T E S ,
HYPERTENSION
KZN FEMALE 79 13/04/20 UNKNOWN
GAUTENG MALE 50 13/04/20 CHRONIC ASTHMA

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

2020-04-15T18:03:03+00:00