COVID-19 death toll rises in South Africa. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that the number of COVID-19 deaths has risen to 18.
Confirmed coronavirus cases in the country stand at 1 845.
“We convey our condolences to the families of the deceased and also appreciate the health workers that treated the deceased patients.” – Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
Gauteng is still the epicentre in the country with 782 infections, followed by the Western Cape at 495 and KwaZulu-Natal with 354 cases.
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