Update: 30 more Covid-19 deaths

Zweli Mkhize
Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize / Photo by CGIS

South Africa now has over 19 000 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus and 30 more deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday afternoon. 

Mkhize said there were 1 134 new infections, taking the total cases to 19 137, while there were also 30 more deaths, taking the death toll to 369. 

It was the country’s second biggest daily jump, after 1 160 new infections were recorded on Sunday, May 17. 

All 30 new deaths were from the Eastern Cape, 5, and the Western Cape, 25. 

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