Over the last 24 hours, South Africa recorded 638 517 confirmed COVID-19 with 1 633 new cases identified. The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 800 190 with 16 367 new tests conducted since the last report. Health Ministry regrettably reported 110 new COVID-19 related deaths- 7 from Eastern Cape, 24 from Gauteng, 31 from KwaZulu Natal, 1 from Western Cape , 9 from Free State and 38 From Mpumalanga.
This brings the total of reported COVID-19 related deaths to 14 889.The number of recoveries currently stands at 563 891 which translates to a recovery rate of 88% .
People are urged to wash their hands with water and soap or alcohol-based sanitizer and to always maintain social distance.