South African President Cyril Ramaphosa briefing the media during an earlier conference. PHOTO: Contributed

South African authorities have confirmed a total 240 cases of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19).

This means that there has been an increase of 38 from Friday’s announcement.

According to the South African Health Department, 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.

“Under the age category, the ‘age unknown’ case is a patient who did not put his age on the lab form. The information is being obtained from the treating doctor,” the department said on Saturday.

The details of the cases are as follows:

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 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 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

Below is a list of confirmed cases, the provincial breakdown, the age group, the gender and the epidemic curve.

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