COVID-19: SA death toll at 11

A Gauteng Health Department Official collects samples from a man during a door-to-door COVID-19 coronavirus testing drive in Yeoville, Johannesburg.

A Gauteng Health Department Official collects samples from a man during a door-to-door COVID-19 coronavirus testing drive in Yeoville, Johannesburg.

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JOHANNESBURG - The COVID-19 death toll in South Africa has increased to 11.

The latest fatalities are an 82-year-old woman admitted to ICU last week and an 86-year-old man who had underlying conditions.

The number of confirmed cases is at 1655.

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Minister of Health Dr Zwelini Mkhize confirmed the new statistics for the country in a statement released on Sunday night.

The number of confirmed infections in Gauteng is at 704, the highest in the country.

Confirmed cases in the Western Cape is at 454, followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 246.

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The total number of tests conducted to date is at 56 873.

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