As of today the total number of confirmed COVID-19 Cases are 6,783 and the total number of deaths has increased by 8, bringing the total number of deaths to 131, Health Department confirmed.
Over the past 24 hours, 447 new cases were found. The number of recoveries stands at 2,549
Minister of Health Dr. Mkhize says 7, 216 777 citizens have been screened and from that 72, 082 were referred for testing.
“We thank all these compatriots for their solidarity with the programme and allowing our health care workers into the privacy of their homes,” Mkhize said.
The breakdown per province of total infections is as follows:
WESTERN CAPE 3044
KWAZULU – NATAL 1076
EASTERN CAPE 774
FREE STATE 122
NORTH WEST 36
NORTHERN CAPE 24
Mkhize conveyed condolences to the families of the deceased and also thanked the health official who treated them.