eThekwini still KZN's COVID-19 epicentre

eThekwini still KZN's COVID-19 epicentre

According to the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department's recent official COVID-19 figures, the eThekwini District holds on as the province's coronavirus epicentre, with 10 513 confirmed cases. 

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The department revealed this on Friday. 

KwaZulu-Natal recorded 1 667 new cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the province to 19 630. 

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The KZN Health Department says the official COVID-19-related death toll in the province is 260, with the uMzinyathi District recording its first death in the past 24 hours.

It says 5 953 people have recovered, while there are 13 417 active cases. 

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The Umgungundlovu District has the second-highest number of confirmed cases with 2 847, followed by the Ilemebe District which has 1 225 cases. 

The Umkhanyahkhude District has the lowest number of confirmed cases with 166 cases. Its recorded 87 recoveries and six coronavirus-related deaths. 

KZN covid-19 stats 10 june
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