SA's COVID-19 death toll climbs to 12

SA's COVID-19 death toll climbs to 12

Another person, diagnosed with the coronavirus, has died - bringing South Africa's death toll to 12. 

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The Health Minister updated the nation through a statement, saying that a 57-year-old man from the Western Cape lost his life - after he was admitted to hospital two days ago. 

Zweli Mkhize says the patient had also suffered from diabetes and heart disease. 

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has gone up by 31. 

In totality, the number of confirmed cases in South Africa now stands at 1 686. 

Gauteng has the highest number of cases, followed by the Western Cape and then KwaZulu-Natal. 

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