The Western Cape has 11 696 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 36 673 confirmed cases as of 1pm today [June 11]. The number of recoveries is now at 24 040.
The province has recorded an additional 36 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 927.
“We send our condolences to their loved ones at this time.”said Premier Alan Winde.
A breakdown of the confirmed cases are as follows:
The Western Cape Government has experienced delays in receiving some of its data today and is investigating some issues on the live dashboard. Government officials are working to resolve these issues urgently and once resolved.
Digital Press Conference on Schools Re-opening:
“At today’s weekly digital press conference, I was joined by Provincial Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, the Head of Department of Education in the Western Cape, Brian Schreuder, the Head of the Western Cape Department of Health, Dr Keith Cloete, and Chairperson of the South African Paediatric Association, Professor MignonMcCulloch, to provide the public with an update on the safe re-opening of schools in this province.” Winde said.
You can view the full-statement released at the press conference here.