South Africa has recorded 1 906 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 665 188.

The country has also recorded 88 new COVID-19 related fatalities, bringing the total number of deaths to 16 206.

In a statement, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says most of the new deaths were recorded in Limpopo.

“Regrettably, we report 88 more COVID-19 related deaths: “2 from Eastern Cape, 18 from KwaZulu-Natal, 11 from Gauteng, 22 from Limpopo, 9 from North West, 13 from Western Cape and 13 from Mpumalanga,” says Dr Mkhize.

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 083 757.

The number of recoveries now stands at 594 229, this translates to a recovery rate of 89,3%.