17 April 2020
As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 2783.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 100 827.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Today we regrettably report 2 new COVID-19 related deaths. Both deceased are from the
Western Cape. This increases the total number of deaths to 50.
We convey ourcondolences to the families and also appreciate the health workers who were treating the deceased patients.
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health