Covid-19: SA hits 4 000+ infections and 4 more die

South Africa has recorded 267 new Covid-19 cases and four more deaths.


The number of confirmed cases as at April 24 stands at 4 220 with the death toll reaching 79.
The two deaths were recorded in KwaZulu-Natal and two were recorded in the Western Cape.

The total number of tests conducted stands at 152 390.
The private sector has conducted 3 408 new tests to bring the total number of tests to 92 909.
The public sector has conducted a total of 59 481 tests, 5 412 of which are new.

At this stage, the Western Cape has the highest number of infections with 1 413.
The province also recorded the highest number of new infections with 134.
The current number of infections in Gauteng stands at 1 281 with 28 new positive cases.

The breakdown of the remainder of provinces is as follows:
• KwaZulu-Natal: 841
• Eastern Cape: 480
• Free State: 111
• Limpopo: 29
• North West: 25
• Mpumalanga: 24
• Northern Cape: 16