Western Cape premier Alan Winde stated on Sunday that the province had recorded 310 Covid-19 infections as of Sunday and most fell throughout the metropolis of Cape City.
Khayelitsha has recorded its first case.
“We have now seen one other improve within the variety of residents admitted to hospital on account of the virus, with 14 at the moment hospitalised, three of those in intensive care,” he stated in an announcement on Sunday.
“Right now we’ve got began offering subdistrict data throughout the Western Cape, together with within the metropolis of Cape City. The stats present us that this virus is spreading, reaching communities throughout our province. Each one these instances, from Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain to Mossel Bay — is of very severe concern for my authorities.”
He stated response groups had been urgently tackling the event of instances in casual areas, tracing contacts and making certain isolation.
“We enchantment to the general public to not stigmatise this virus — no-one is immune, and we ask for understanding and help to these in want of assist. Principally, if we’re [to] break its unfold, we have to be open about it. These stats once more reveal why abiding by this lockdown is so important. If we’re to #stopthespread, we should keep house, in our houses, and restrict contact with different folks.”