9 May 2020
A total of 324 079 COVID-19 tests has been conducted, of which 16 327 are new tests from those
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|Province||New cases||Total cases||Percentage total|
|Eastern Cape||89||1078||11.46 821|
|KwaZulu – Natal||54||1308||13.9|
There are 525 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the total number of confirmed cases at 9 420.
Deaths and Recoveries
Total Deaths : 186
Total Recoveries : 3 983
We are saddened to report 8 new deaths, 7 from the Western Cape and 1 from KwaZulu Natal. We
have 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 a\er these pa]ents.
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Healt