SA’s second Covid-19 fatality is 74-years-old as circumstances climb to 1,280


He mentioned the person had an “underlying pores and skin most cancers situation [melanoma], which had already sophisticated”.

“He offered with the next signs: respiratory misery, shortness of breath, cardiac failure, decreased saturation and his temperature was above 38 levels.”

The person’s household and 14 well being staff – together with three specialist medical doctors – who have been involved with him have been in quarantine and being monitored.

Mkhize confirmed that the variety of constructive Covid-19 circumstances within the nation had elevated by 93 since Saturday’s figures have been launched.

Of these 584 have been in Gauteng, 310 within the Western Cape, 167 in KwaZulu-Natal and 72 within the Free State. There have been additionally 100 “unallocated” circumstances.