The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 2028. There has also been another coronavirus-related death, bringing South Africa’s total to 25.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the new stats in a statement today [April 11]. He also stated that there have been 75 053 COVID-19 tests conducted to date.
As at today the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 2028 and the total number of deaths is 25 (Additional death from yesterday: A 61 year old male)
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 11, 2020
The 25th person with COVID-19 to die is a 61-year-old male from the Western Cape who had underlying medical conditions included diabetes, hypertension and obesity.
“We convey our condolences to the family of the deceased and also appreciate the health workers that treated the deceased patient,” said the minister.