The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 2 828 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 955 328.

This increase represents a 9.1% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (77%), followed by Western Cape accounting for 5%.

A further 12 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 783 to date.

19 348 954 tests have been conducted in both the public and private sectors.

Below are the latest coronavirus statistics: