The Eastern Cape has surpassed Kwazulu Natal with its COVID-19 cases, says the Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize.

The Province now has 1 504 positive cases and 24 deaths. However, its COVID-19 deaths are still lower than those of Kwazulu Natal.

Meanwhile, South Africa’s total COVID-19 cases have risen to 11 350 – driven mainly by the Western Cape with 6 105 positive cases. Not only does the Province have the highest number of positive cases, but it also has the highest number of new infections.

On a positive note, there were no new deaths reported in any of the Provinces.

Breakdown

Province New Deaths New Cases Total Cases Total Deaths
Western Cape 0 484 6105 106
Gauteng 0 43 2014 22
Eastern Cape 0 148 1504 24
KZN 0 22 1394 44
Free State 0 0 135 6
Mpumalanga 0 0 63 0
Limpopo 0 0 54 3
North West 0 1 51 1
Northern Cape 0 0 30 0

 

Source: sacoronavirus.co.za

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