COVID-19 cases reach 1,749 and SA has has 13 deaths confirmed
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday is 1,749. According to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, there is also another death, bringing the total to 13 deaths.
It was a male who had stage 4 prostrate cancer at Parklands Hospital.
He conveyed to condolences to the family of the deceased.
Mkhize also thanked the Motsepe Foundation on behalf of government and unions for donating equipment.
"Top of the list is 200,000 surgical masks," he said.
As at today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1749. There is also another death, bringing the total to 13 deaths. It was a male who had stage 4 prostrate cancer at Parklands Hospital. We convey our condolences to the family of the deceased— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 7, 2020
We are excited & encouraged to receive a donation from the Motsepe Foundation. Top of the list is 200 thousand surgical masks. pic.twitter.com/PsUQ0RJpTI— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 7, 2020
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