South Africa has recorded 2 thousand 646 new covid-19 cases, bringing the national positive total to 765 thousand 409. Gauteng province still has the most cases provincially, accounting for 30 comma 4 percent of total cases.
Eighty-six new deaths have been recorded, with the Eastern Cape accounting for the bulk of the fatalities with 58.
In a statement, health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize said a total of 20 thousand 845 deaths have now been recorded in South Africa.
South Africa has conducted 5 million 269 thousand and 62 total tests, with 26 thousand and 7 of them conducted in the last 24-hours.