As of Thursday May 7, the total number of coronavirus cases in South Africa is 8232.
The breakdown of cases by province is as follows:
Eastern Cape: 929
Free State: 134
North West: 40
Northern Cape: 27
Western Cape: 3994
Over the last 24 hours, 12 774 test have been conducted, bringing the total number of tests conducted in South Africa to 292 153.
Sadly, 8 more coronavirus related deaths were reported, with 2 being from KwaZulu Natal, and 6 from the Western Cape. This brings the national total number of deaths to 161.
“We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients,” said the The Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.
The provincial breakdown is as follows: