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BREAKING NEWS: SA’s confirmed Covid-19 cases rise to 5 951

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13 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday.

CAPE TOWN – Confirmed Covid-19 infections in South Africa have risen to 5 951, with 13 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday. This is an increase of 304 confirmed cases on Thursday’s figures.

Thirteen new fatalities were reported by the minister, bringing the death toll to 116. The latest deaths occurred in the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape.

The number of Covid-19 tests conducted to date is 217 522, of which 9 992 

were done in the last 24 hours, Mkhize said.

A total of 2 382 patients have recovered from the virus.

BREAKDOWN OF CASES BY PROVINCE: 

* Note that some of the provincial figures mentioned below has not been update yet because the national figures are compiled from data supplied before the provincial figures are announced.

Western Cape – 2 507

Gauteng – 1 507

KwaZulu-Natal -1006

Eastern Cape – 691

Free State – 118

Limpopo – 34

North West – 35

Mpumalanga – 35

Northern Cape – 17