The total number of deaths due to Covid-19 nationally now stands at 148
The Department of Health has announced that as of today, 5 May, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is at 7 572.
A total of 268 064 tests have been conducted to date with 10 523 tests done in the past 24 hours.
There are 10 more Covid-19 related deaths: Seven from Western Cape, one from Eastern Cape, one from KwaZulu-Natal and one from Gauteng. This brings the total number of deaths nationally to 148.
The provincial breakdown is as follows:
- Eastern Cape – 838 cases
- Free State – 128 cases
- Gauteng – 1 697 cases
- KwaZulu-Natal – 1 142 cases
- Limpopo – 40 cases
- Mpumalanga – 57 cases
- North West – 35 cases
- Northern Cape – 26 cases
- Western Cape – 3 609 cases
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