South Africa's COVID-19 death toll rises to 369

File: South Africa's COVID-19 death toll now stands at 2,456.

File: South Africa's COVID-19 death toll now stands at 2,456.

AFP/Michele Spatari

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's COVID-19 death toll has risen by 30.

This brings the total national deaths to 369.

As of Wednesday, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa is 19,137.

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The Health Department says a total of 525, 433 tests have been conducted to date with 18, 572 tests done in the past 24 hours.

The Western Cape leads with 235 fatalities followed by the Eastern Cape (50), KwaZulu Natal (46) and Gauteng (27).

Mpumalanga is the only province in South Africa yet to record a COVID-19 related death.

READ: Infant among latest COVID-19 deaths in SA

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