The Department of Health reported that 165 283 active Covid -19 cases have been identified in South Africa.
Three hundred and eighty-three more people died of Coronavirus in the country over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 60 647. The tests conducted to date is 13 133 428.
So far, 1 748 042 people in the country have recovered from covid-19.
The health department conveyed condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thanked the health workers who treated the deceased.
People are urged to continue adhering to the health protocols put in place: washing hands with soap and water or alcohol-based sanitiser and always maintain social distance.