BREAKING | SA's Covid-19 death toll climbs past 200, with 637 new cases reported

By 03:25 Mon, 11 May 2020 Comments


SA's Covid-19 death toll passed the 200 mark on Monday. SA's Covid-19 death toll passed the 200 mark on Monday.
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The death toll from Covid-19 in SA has climbed past the 200 mark, with 12 new deaths announced on Monday.

There were also 637 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country, with more than half of the new cases coming from the Western Cape. There are now a total of 10,652 cases across SA and 206 total deaths.

In a statement on Monday afternoon, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said eight of the 12 deaths were from the Western Cape, two from the Eastern Cape and one each from KwaZulu-Natal and the North West. It was the first reported death in the North West.

This is a developing story.


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