The minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize announced 52 more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total national deaths to 481.
As far as positive cases are concerned, the Minister said South Africa now has 23 615.
Meanwhile, it is reported by IOL that, Mediclinic Cape Town in Gardens has closed for new admissions after a number of healthcare workers and other service providers tested positive for COVID-19. Nearly 300 potential contacts have been tested after 26 people tested positive, including 15 healthcare workers.
Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases
|PROVINCE||TOTAL CASES (AS AT 25 MAY 2020)||% TOTAL|
|Eastern Cape||2 748||11,6|
|Western Cape||15 396||65,2|
Provincial Deaths & Recoveries
|Eastern Cape||61||1 335|
|KwaZulu Natal||49||1 168|
|Western Cape||330||7 221|
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