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83 cases of Covid-19 are children aged 10 and younger

21 April 2020 - 08:17 By Iavan Pijoos
Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced that four more people have died from Covid-19 in SA, taking the death toll to 58.
Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced that four more people have died from Covid-19 in SA, taking the death toll to 58.
Image: 123rf.com/betonstudio

Government data shows 83 children aged 10 years and younger have been infected with Covid-19.

Of the 83, 48 are male and 34 are female, with incomplete data on one case. 

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced on Monday that four more people have died from Covid-19 in SA, taking the death toll to 58.

There are also 142 additional confirmed cases of the respiratory illness, meaning the country officially has 3,300 cases to date.

Mkhize said the country had 1,055 recoveries, an increase of 165 .

Here is an analysis of age and gender of confirmed Covid-19 cases:

Analysis of age and gender of confirmed cases
Analysis of age and gender of confirmed cases
Image: Department of health

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