Coronavirus: 554 confirmed cases of Covid-19 as of today

While addressing the media today, 24 March, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize stated that there are now 554 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa.

No deaths have been reported and there were conversions of people who turned negative after testing positive for the virus.

Gauteng still has the highest number of confirmed cases, at 302 and Minister Zweli Mkize stated that a large number of them are from the City of Johannesburg, a few in the City of Ekhuruleni and others in the City of Tshwane.

Western Cape now has 130 confirmed cases and KZN has 80 confirmed cases.

Mkhize further stated that the aim now is to flatten the curve of the virus. The department of Health is focused ob the containment of the virus among those who tested positive and those who were in contact with them.

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