Coronavirus cases rise to 927 in SA_1

South Africa’s confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) cases on Thursday increased by 218, to 927 cases

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said provincially, Gauteng now has 409 confirmed cases, followed by the Western Cape with 229 cases. KwaZulu-Natal now has 134 confirmed cases, while the Free State has 49.

The North West province has five cases, while Mpumalanga has nine. Limpopo has six cases, the Eastern Cape has five, and the Northern Cape has only two confirmed cases.

There are 79 cases un-allocated to a province.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a national lockdown which will kick-in at midnight on Thursday.

Latest Confirmed #COVID19 cases as at 26 March 2020

— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 26, 2020