First death in North West, 637 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa

As of May 11, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 10 652, according to the Department of Health.

Twelve new deaths have been recorded, bringing the total to 206. There were 8 deaths in the Western Cape, 2 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in KwaZulu-Natal and 1 in the North West (the first death in the province).

The department reports 4357 recoveries.

Some 356 067 Covid-19 tests have been conducted, of which 14 731 are new tests.

The provincial breakdown of cases is:

Eastern Cape – 1356

Free State – 135

Gauteng – 1971

KwaZulu-Natal – 1372

Limpopo – 54

Mpumalanga – 63

North West – 50

Northern  Cape – 30

Western Cape – 5621

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