Tebogo Msimanga |
Over the last 24 hours, 682 215 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa and 926 new cases have been identified.
The total number of reported COVID-19 related deaths in South Africa currently stands at 17 016.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 4 280 340 with 10 714 new tests conducted since the last report.
Health Ministry reported 40 new COVID-19 related deaths, 12 from Eastern Cape, 5 from Gauteng, 5 from Mpumalanga, 14 Free State, and 4 from Western Cape.
The recovery rate is 90% meaning that 15 684 people have so far recovered.
People are urged to observe social distancing and wash their hands with soap and water or alcohol based sanitizer.