Cape Town’s largest township, Khayelitsha has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case.

As of today, March 29, there are 310 positive cases in the province.

Today, March 29, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde released sub-district information across the Western Cape, including in the City of Cape Town to show how the disease is spreading across areas.

The district breakdown is as follows:

– City of Cape Town: 256
– Cape Winelands: 17
– Garden Route: 21
– Overberg: 7

Cape Town Metro Sub-Districts breakdown:
– Western: 106
– Southern: 98
– Northern: 16
– Tygerberg: 15
– Eastern: 10
– Klipfontein: 5
– Mitchells Plain: 5
– Khayelitsha: 1

Other sub-districts:
– Bitou: 9
– Stellenbosch: 8
– Drakenstein: 6
– George: 6
– Overstrand: 5
– Breede Valley: 3
– Hessequa: 3
– Mossel Bay: 3
– Swellendam: 1
– Theewaterskloof: 1

– Unknown: 9 (District information is still pending or not yet verified)

“Our response teams are treating the development of cases in our informal areas with the urgency and seriousness it deserves, following up with every contact and ensuring isolation,” says Winde. “We appeal to the public to not stigmatise this virus – no one is immune, and we ask for understanding and assistance to those in need of help. Mostly, if we are break its spread, we need to be open about it.”

“These stats again demonstrate why abiding by this lock-down is so essential. If we are to #stopthespread, we must stay home, in our homes, and limit contact with other people.”

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