4793 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa

South Africa

Johannesburg – The number of Covid -19 cases in South Africa has risen to 4793 the health ministry announced. This brings to 90, the number of people who have died from the coronavirus since it was first detected in South Africa and 1055 people have recovered.

178,470 people have been tested and the Western Cape is reported to have the highest number of infections and deaths. By Sunday the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country had reached 4,793. This is an increase of 247 since Sunday.

9,827 of the tests conducted were done in the last 24 hours.

Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize through a virtual meeting with the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Social Services confirmed that outbreaks among essential workers had led the Western Cape over taking Gauteng as the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa.


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