South Africa has recorded 11 046 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the cumulative number to 482 169 confirmed cases.

315 new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours with 121 from Eastern Cape, 96 from Gauteng, 55 from KwaZulu-Natal, 34 from Western Cape and 9 from North West.

This brings the cumulative number of deaths to 7 812.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 2 918 049 with 44 886 new tests conducted since the last report.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 309 601 which translates to a recovery rate of 64%.