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Khayelitsha records first Covid-19 case

CAPE TOWN- The Western Cape Government has confirmed that Khayelitsha has registered it’s first Covid-19 infection.

Currently, there are 310 coronavirus cases throughout the Western Cape.

The Department of Health announced that the first Covid-19 related death was recorded on Friday. The patient was a 48-year-old female who was suffering from a pulmonary embolism which is an underlying disease.

Below is a district and subdistrict breakdown of the Covid-19 cases across the Western Cape.

District breakdown

  • City of Cape Town – 256 Cape
  • Winelands – 17
  • Garden Route – 21
  • Overberg – 7

Subdistrict breakdown 

Cape Town Metro Sub-Districts

  • Western-106
  • Southern-98
  • Northern-16
  • Tygerberg-15
  • Eastern-10
  • Klipfontein-5
  • Mitchells Plain-5
  • Khayelitsha- 1

Other sub-districts

  • Bitou – 9
  • Stellenbosch – 8
  • Drakenstein – 6
  • George – 6
  • Overstrand – 5
  • Breede Valley – 3
  • Hessequa – 3
  • Mossel Bay – 3
  • Swellendam – 1
  • Theewaterskloof – 1
  • Unknown*: 9 *District information is still pending or not yet verified

 

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