• Highlights of the Days Programmes
    Wed, 10:05 pm - 11:59:59 pm

Radio Islam Logo

((( Listen Live )))))
Radio Islam Logo

COVID-19 Infections Hit More Than 40,000, Deaths Spike to 848

Print Friendly, PDF & Email


Faizel Patel – 04/06/2020

(Twitter: @FaizelPatel143)

The Health Department has announced that the number of COVID-19 infections in South Africa has risen to 40,792.

This is an increase of 3,267 from Wednesday’s announcement.

The number of deaths has also increased by 56 bringing the total to 848

The Western Cape has the most infections with 27,006, followed by Eastern Cape at 4,936, Gauteng at 4,845, KwaZulu-Natal 2,869, Free State 322, North West 364, Mpumalanga 144, Limpopo 206, Northern Cape 95 and unallocated infections 5.

The total number of recoveries to date is 21,311, this translates to a recovery rate of 52,24%.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted to date is 820,675, this is an increase of 34,696 which were done in the last 24 hours.

“Regrettably, we report 56 more COVID-19 related deaths: 1 in KwaZulu Natal, 1 in the Free State and 54 in Western Cape. This brings the total national deaths to 848.”

Mkhize has expressed his condolences to the affected families.


Prime Spot!!!


Related Articles

WHO Acknowledges Possible Airborne Spread of Coronavirus

WHO Acknowledges Possible Airborne Spread of Coronavirus

The WHO has now acknowledged "evidence emerging" of the novel coronavirus being airborne. Previously the WHO had said the virus spreads primarily through small droplets expelled from the nose and mouth of an infected person. However, 239 scientists in 32 countries...

read more
Burkina Faso Military Accused of Town Killings

Burkina Faso Military Accused of Town Killings

The New York Times reports that in Burkina Faso the bodies of at least 180 men have been found in the town of Djibo. The bodies have been found in fields, by the side of road, and under bridges over the past eight months, beginning last November. Residents of the town...

read more

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: