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[WATCH LIVE] Health Minister Zweli Mkhize gives COVID-19 update

5 August 2020 7:43 AM
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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is delivering an update on the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa.

As the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize gives South Africans an update.

The Department of Health announced on Tuesday that the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 521,318. There were 4,456 new infections. Gauteng has 183,090 infections to date.

There were 19,507 new tests conducted.

RELATED: 69.8% recovery rate as SA records 345 new deaths

There were 345 new coronavirus-related deaths: 43 from the Eastern Cape; 89 from KwaZulu-Natal; 116 from Gauteng and 97 from the Western Cape. The total number of deaths is 8,884.

Watch the briefing below:


5 August 2020 7:43 AM
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