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Covid-19 infections now 1280, 2nd death reported

Published Mar 29, 2020

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CAPE TOWN- South Africa now has 1280 confirmed Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Sunday. Infections increased by 93 from Saturday.

The second Covid-19 related death was also reported.

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"The 74 year old male had been in ICU and ventilation in a private hospital in Ladysmith. He had travelled to Kruger National Park with his family and came back with flu like symptoms. He was confirmed to be COVID-19 positive on the 27

th

March 2020," said Mkhize.

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The provincial breakdown is as follows:

GAUTENG

584

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WESTERN CAPE

310

KWAZULU – NATAL

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167

FREE STATE

72

NORTH WEST

6

MPUMALANGA

11

LIMPOPO

12

EASTERN CAPE

12

NORTHERN CAPE

6

UNALLOCATED

100

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