The health ministry said over the last 24 hours a total of 592 144 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported in South Africa with 2 258 new cases identified.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 430 347 with 14 677 new tests conducted since the last report
The health ministry reported 282 COVID-19 related deaths- 66 from Eastern Cape,
89 from Gauteng,
57 from KwaZulu-Natal,3 from Northern Cape,
13 from Free State, 34 from Western Cape and 20 from North West. This brings the total COVID-19 related deaths to 12 264.
The recoveries now stand at 485 468 which translates to a recovery rate of 82%.