South Africa has recorded its first deaths of two people in the Western cape region of the country from coronavirus, the health ministry announced on Friday.
Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize confirmed the news in a statement, saying two people passed away as a result of Covid-19. He also added that more details will be released on the latest conformed cases.
“This morning, we wake South Africans up with sad news that we now have our first deaths resulting from Covid-19.
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“These two deaths occurred in the Western Cape. One at a private hospital and the other at a public hospital,” Mkhize said in a statement.
“We will give more details later on,” he said.