Heath officials check the listings of people who are to be tested for COVID-19 as well as HIV and Tuberculosis, in downtown Johannesburg Thursday, April 30, 2020. Thousands are being tested in an effort to derail the spread of coronavirus. South Africa will began a phased easing of its strict lockdown measures on May 1, although its confirmed cases of coronavirus continue to increase. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

13 more Covid-19 deaths in SA

CAPE TOWN- South Africa has 13 more Covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 116, while infections now stand at 5951, a steep increase of 304.

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said that the deaths were recorded in the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. 

“As we have undertook to only report fully verified deaths, we would like to indicate that there has been a delay in assessing and verifying some of those reports,” said Mkhize.


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