South African coronavirus cases have just risen to 240, this is 38 more cases from the 202 cases reported on Friday.

Eastern Cape has just recorded its first case of COVID-19.

“It is also notable that the Eastern Cape has its first confirmed case. This patient is a 28-year-old female who had travelled to Germany.” said Zweli in a statement

Here is a breakdown. 

cases of coronavirus in South Africa 21 March 2020
cases of coronavirus in South Africa 21 March 2020, image: Wikipedia

Gauteng: 16

  • A 55-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 26-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 34-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 43-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 61-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 6-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 29-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 45-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 64-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 67-year-old male who travelled to France and Ethiopia
  • A 39-year-old male who travelled to the UK
  • A 72-year-old female who travelled to Belgium and the Netherlands
  • A 41-year-old male who travelled to France and Italy
  • A 37-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 30-year-old female who travelled to the UK and Netherlands
  • A male who travelled to France

KwaZulu-Natal: 3

  • A 59-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 68-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 26-year-old female who travelled to the UK and USA

Eastern Cape: 1

  • A 28-year-old female who travelled to Germany

Western Cape: 18

  • A 30-year-old female who travelled to Ireland
  • A 57-year-old female who travelled to Germany and Switzerland
  • A 55-year-old male who travelled to France and Switzerland
  • A 74-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 52-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 44-year-old male who travelled to the USA
  • A 26-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 57-year-old male who travelled to Spain
  • A 36-year-old male who travelled to the UK and France
  • A 40-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 52-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 48-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 39-year-old male who travelled to Ireland
  • A 36-year-old male with pending travel history
  • A 55-year-old female with pending travel history
  • A 35-year-old male who travelled to Austria and Germany
  • A 65-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 34-year-old male with pending travel history

Here is a provincial breakdown confirmed by the Government.

ProvinceNew casesTotal cases
Eastern Cape11
Free State07
Gauteng16125
KwaZulu-Natal327
Limpopo01
Mpumalanga05
Western Cape1874
Grand Total38240

7 provinces are now affected.  Northern Cape and North West have no recorded cases of the novel coronavirus.

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