South Africa has reported its first deaths resulting from coronavirus, says Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize.
“This morning, we wake South Africans up with sad news that we now have our first deaths resulting from COVID-19,” he said in a statement.
“These two deaths occurred in the Western Cape. One at a Private Hospital and the other at a Public Hospital.
“We will give more details later on, when we announce the latest confirmed COVID-19 cases, which have increased from yesterday’s number and have tipped the 1000 mark.”
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