The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 9 260 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 513 813.

This increase represents a 20.2% positivity rate.

The majority of new cases on Friday are from Western Cape (26%), followed by Kwa-Zulu Natal (25%).

A further 140 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 92 252 to date.

21 487 054 tests have been conducted in both the public and private sectors.

Below are the latest coronavirus statistics: