Five more Covid-19 deaths in SA, nearly 100 new cases
The number of South Africans to have died of Covid-19 has increased to 18, the health ministry announced on Wednesday.
In a statement, minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said that there had been five additional deaths confirmed since he released the figures at an event on Tuesday.
There were also 96 additional confirmed cases since Tuesday, taking the total to 1,845.
This is a developing story.