As of 19th April the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 3158.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 114 711.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
WESTERN CAPE 868
KWAZULU – NATAL 617
EASTERN CAPE 293
FREE STATE 100
NORTH WEST 24
NORTHERN CAPE 16
REPORTING OF CONFIRMED DEATHS
Today we regrettably report 2 more COVID-19 related deaths. Similar to yesterday, these are from KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. This brings the total death toll to 54 today.
We convey our condolences to the families and also appreciate the committed health workers who were treating the deceased patients.
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health