Patients who undergo surgery after contracting Covid-19 are at a greater risk of postoperative death, occurring within 30 days after surgery in or out of the hospital. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

Another COVID-19 death, 4546 infections

DURBAN – South Africa has recorded one Covid-19 related death today, bringing the total to 87, while infections  are 4546 an increase of 185.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said the new death, was recorded in the Western Cape.

The total numbers of tests conducted to date  is 168 643 of which 7 639 were done in the last 24 hours.

We are pleased to announce that in the early hours of tomorrow, 27 April 2020, a delegation of 217 Cuban Medical Brigade will arrive in SA. The Cuban medical personnel support comprises of infectious diseases specialists, to support SA in its efforts to deal with Covid-19″ said Minister Mkhize.

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