COVID-19 related death toll in SA rises to 65

A paramedic seals a COVID-19 coronavirus disease screening test kit during a response training exercise.

A paramedic seals a COVID-19 coronavirus disease screening test kit during a response training exercise.

AFP

JOHANNESBURG - There are seven new confirmed COVID-19 related deaths in South Africa.

Five of the patients died in the Western Cape while two died in KwaZulu-natal, bringing the total number of coronavirus fatalities to 65.

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the number of infections has climbed to 3,635.

That's an increase of 170. 

The Department of Health says 133, 774 people have been tested for the virus.

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