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15 new Covid-19 infections in Province

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This brings the total number to 82 in the Northern Cape.

FIFTEEN new Covid-19 positive cases were reported in the Province on Monday. This brings the total number to 82 in the Northern Cape.

The Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize announced 10 new positive Covid-19 cases in the Umsobomvu Municipality, three new cases in the Renosterberg local municipality, one person in the Dawid Kruiper municipality and one case in the Gamagara local municipality. 

The Northern Cape Provincial Government indicated that there were 50 active patients in the Province. 
“Out of the total of 82 infections, 31 are deemed recovered and one passed away.” 

It was stated that with the latest figures, there were 15 cases in the Umsobomvu Local Municipality. 

“There are a total of six people who tested positive in the Renosterberg Local Municipality. There is one person who was reported today as positive in the Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality, bringing the total to seven in this local municipality.

“With the additional person who tested positive today, it brings the total to three cases in the Gamagara Local Municipality.” 

It was pointed out that of the 69 people who were reported Covid-19 positive on Sunday two patients were incorrectly included in the Northern Cape statistics.

“The number included two people from Gauteng Province who had been wrongly allocated to our Province. These have now been re-allocated by National Institute for Communicable Diseases.”