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Coronavirus claims another life in South Africa

Zweli Mkhize

This comes after a 57-year-old male from the Western Cape died from the virus. In a statement, the Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the 57-year-old was admitted to hospital on the 5th April.

“He had co-morbidities that included diabetes and ischaemic heart disease. We convey our condolences to the family of the deceased. We must also not forget to appreciate the health workers that treated the deceased patient,” says Mkhize.


The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stands at 1686 – an increase of 31. Gauteng still leads the country with the most confirmed cases with 713, followed by the Western Cape on 462, while KwaZulu-Natal has 257 coronavirus cases.

In other news – Zahara Denies going on Instagram Live Drunk

Musician Zahara had a wonderful time over the weekend with fans on Instagram Live where she entertained them with music and a few laughs here and there. Her goofy side was unleashed and both parties had a blast. However, what made ‘headlines’ was her botched attempt at singing the national anthem. That left many speculating that she was intoxicated.


As a person who has been vocal about her struggles with alcohol, Zahara says that she is hurt because of the nasty comments and peoples’ insinuations. She is also mostly hurt at the perceptions people have of her, often portraying her as a drunk who cannot handle alcohol. She spoke to TshisaLive and clarified that she was not under the influence of alcohol. Read more

Source: jacarandafm