As of today (6 April 2020), the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1686. This is an increase of 31 from the previously reported cases.
See cases by province below:
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In the statement, the Minister says that he is saddened to report another COVID-19 death. The deceased patient is a 57-year old male from the Western Cape. The patient had co-morbidities that included diabetes and ischaemic heart disease.