As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 663 282 with 1 346 new cases identified. Regrettably, we report 126 more COVID-19 related deaths: 5 from Eastern Cape 54 from KwaZulu-Natal, 45 from Gauteng, 5 from North West, and 17 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 118.
We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health- care workers that treated the deceased patients.
Our recoveries now stand at 592 904 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,4%
Source: Government of South Africa