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In South Africa, more than 1,100 new cases of the new coronavirus are registered in a single day

May 18, 2020

The South African government confirmed an increase of 1,160 new contagion cases from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours this Sunday, for a total of 15,515 positive cases, while the number of deaths after three is 264 registered on the last day.

The Western Cape Province remains the epicenter of the pandemic in the country with more than 9,200 confirmed cases and 156 deaths.

The South African Ministry of Health expressed concern about the increase in cases in this province this Sunday, after 890 of the 1,160 new positives in the region were registered.

In South Africa, more than 1,100 new cases of the new coronavirus are registered in a single day
In South Africa, more than 1,100 new cases of the new coronavirus are registered in a single day

“With the newly accumulated cases, Western Cape registers 60 percent of the positive results at the state level,” the Ministry of Health reported in a statement.