COVID 19 has claimed the life of its first victim in Vaal.
A young lady in her late 20s succumbed to coronavirus this week while on quarantine at home in Sharpeville.
Sources in the Gauteng Health department said the deceased was initially admitted at Kopanang Hospital but was later discharged to self-isolate and quarantine at home.
Vaal has 139 confirmed cases of Covid 19 with 44 recoveries and 95 outstanding cases.
Gauteng Health Department is still to provide Vaal Observer with details surrounding the deceased.