SA reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths

SA reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of five more people in the South Africa. 

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Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says a total of 18 people - diagnosed with the coronavirus - have died so far. 

In a statement issued last night, he said there has been an increase in testing for the virus and that to date, 63 776 people have been tested for COVID-19.

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The number of positive cases in the country has increased by another 96, to 1 845. 

Gauteng still has the most number of infections at 782, followed by the Western Cape at 492, and KwaZulu-Natal with 354 cases.

SA covid stats 8 April 2020
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