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South Africa’s Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms: Five people die of coronavirus

Tuesday, 31st March, 2020

A 5th person has died of the coronavirus in South Africa. This was confirmed by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize at a media briefing in Durban, this Swaziland News learned through information sourced from SABC.

The number of confirmed cases now stands at 1 353 up from 1 326 on Monday. The Minister says the latest death was in Gauteng which remains the province with most confirmed cases of the virus.

The Minister says the latest death was a 79-year-old man of Gauteng who had an underlying chest condition.

“This gives us 633 in Gauteng which is the highest, 325 in Western Cape, KZN 179, Free State 74, North West 8, MP 12, Limpopo 14, Eastern Cape 12, Northern Cape 6 then we have still got unallocated which is 90.”

 

South Africa’s Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms: Five people die of coronavirus
South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize