SA records highest coronavirus deaths in a day
South Africa has announced the death of five patients who were undergoing treatment for coronavirus, the highest to be reported in a day so far.
The latest deaths were confirmed on Wednesday bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 18.
The ministry of health tweeted a list of all the 18 deaths.
Number of #COVID19 deaths per province #CoronaVirusUpdate #CoronaVirusSA
South Africa has to date confirmed 1,845 coronavirus cases. The country is on a 21-day lockdown that ends on 16 April.