30 more Covid-19 deaths recorded as cases climb towards 20,000
SA will soon hit 20,000 cases of Covid-19, as the number of confirmed cases climbed by more than 1,100 in the past 24 hours.
In a statement, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in SA has climbed to 19,137 by Thursday.
This was a 1,136 jump from Wednesday's tally.
There were also 30 additional deaths recorded in the past 24-hour cycle, said Mkhize, taking the death toll to 369.
With 50 reported deaths the Eastern Cape now has the country's second highest number of cononavirus related fatalities.