SA Covid-19 cases soar to 3,158

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. File picture.
Image: SIPHIWE SIBEKO

In a statement issued by health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Sunday evening, confirmed positive COVID-19 cases have risen to 3,158.

Mkhize reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths, to bring the toll to 54. These occurred in Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 114 711.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

GAUTENG 1148
WESTERN CAPE 868
KWAZULU – NATAL 617
EASTERN CAPE 293
FREE STATE 100
LIMPOPO 27
NORTH WEST 24
MPUMALANGA 23
NORTHERN CAPE 16
UNALLOCATED 42

 

On Saturday, confirmed COVID-19 cases stood at 3, 034 jumping up by 124. Meanwhile, the Eastern Cape recorded 270 cases, which increased slightly by 23.

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