Media Release

8 April 2020
As at today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 1845. This is an increase of 96 from the previously reported cases.


The provincial breakdown is as follows:

GAUTENG 782
WESTERN CAPE 495
KWAZULU – NATAL 354
FREE STATE 88
EASTERN CAPE 45
LIMPOPO 21
MPUMALANGA 21
NORTH WEST 15
NORTHERN CAPE 13
UNALLOCATED 11

The total number of COVID-19 tests conducted to date is 63 776. This is an increase of 5 678
from our last report.


REPORTING OF CONFIRMED DEATHS
Today we are saddened to report 5 more COVID-19 related deaths. This takes the total
number of deaths to 18.


We convey our condolences to the family of the deceased and also appreciate the health
workers that treated the deceased patient.

NO. PROVINCE SEX AGE
1 WESTERN CAPE FEMALE 48
2 FREE STATE MALE 85
3 GAUTENG MALE 79
4 KWAZULU-NATAL FEMALE 46
5 KWAZULU-NATAL MALE 74
6 KWAZULU-NATAL FEMALE 63
7 KWAZULU-NATAL FEMALE 81
8 KWAZULU-NATAL FEMALE 80
9 KWAZULU-NATAL MALE 80
10 WESTERN CAPE FEMALE 82
11 KWAZULU-NATAL MALE 86
12 WESTERN CAPE MALE 57
13 KWAZULU-NATAL MALE 60
14 FREE STATE MALE 55
15 FREE STATE MALE 77
16 GAUTENG MALE 49
17 GAUTENG MALE 52
18 KWAZULU-NATAL MALE 70

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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