SA Records Highest Number of Infections in Africa with Gauteng taking the Lead

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As the South Africa records the highest number on infections in the continent with 1 187 infections, officials say they are still committed to making sure that they keep this situation in control.

South Africa also recorded first death related to the disease just the neighbouring country Zimbabwe also announced their first death not long after they announced their first case.

The death in the Western Cape on Thursday.

While the struggle set to continue, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that there have been 31 recoveries so far and they hope the number could go high so people can be free from the virus.

Infections by province
*Gauteng 533
*Western Cape 271
*KwaZulu Natal 156
*Free State 68
*Limpopo 11
*Eastern Cape 10
*Mpumalanga 10
*North West 6
*Northern Cape 5

A number of 117 confirmed cases are yet to be allocated.

South Africa recorded twice the number of Egypt who earlier today announce 536 infections coming at second place.

Minister Mkhize also said through a statement that a medical doctor in Limpopo was also confirmed to have tested positive after travelling abroad.

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