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
Gauteng: 1804
KwaZulu-Natal: 1204
Limpopo: 41
Mpumalanga: 59
North West: 40
Northern Cape: 27
Western Cape: 3994
Total: 8232

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:

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