The Department of Health has confirmed that the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 672 572 with 903 new cases identified since the last report.
The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 164 491 with 12 011 new tests conducted since the last report.
The Department also report 81 more COVID-19 related deaths: 8 from Eastern Cape, 10 from Northern Cape, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal, 28 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, 8 from North West, 6 from Western Cape and 5 from the Free State.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 667.
South Africa’s recoveries now stand at 606 520 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.