The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 18 847 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 393 109.
This increase represents a 29.4% positivity rate.
The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (26%), followed by Western Cape (25%). Gauteng accounted for 18%; Eastern Cape accounted for 11% and Free State and North West each accounted for 5%.
A further 81 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 90 743 to date.
20 980 990 tests have been conducted in both the public and private sectors.
Below are the latest coronavirus statistics: