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There has been a slight increase in the number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kouga region.

Active Covid-19 cases totalled 11 on March 30, according to the latest report from the Department of Health. This is an increase of three active cases since March 27.

Some 126 residents have died.

The breakdown per town, as at March 30, was as follows: Jeffreys Bay 6, St Francis 3, Humansdorp 1, Thornhill (1), Patensie 0, Oyster Bay 0, Hankey 0 and Loerie 0.

The hotspot areas are Jeffreys Bay Central (6), St Francis Bay (3), Humansdorp Town (1) and Thornhill (1).

The cumulative total stood at 5 408, including, 5 271 recoveries.