6 May 2020
As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 7808.
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A total of 279 379 tests have been conducted to date with 11 315 tests done in the past 24 hours
Reported COVID-19 Deaths:
Regrettably, we report 5 more COVID-19 related deaths: 2 from Western Cape, 1 from Limpopo Province and 2 from KwaZulu Natal. This brings the total national deaths to 153
We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the health care workers who treated these patients.
We are, however, pleased to report 3153 recoveries
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health