The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 585 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 927 499.

This increase represents a 1.7% positivity rate. 

The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (33%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (18%).

A further 40 COVID-19 related deaths have also been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 555 to date.

19 032 662 tests have been conducted in both the public and private sectors.

Below are the latest coronavirus statistics: