South Africa has recorded 449 new COVID-19 cases which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 919 332. This increase represents a 1.6% positivity rate.
A further 23 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88 914 to date.
Latest SA COVID-19 stats:
The provincial breakdown according to the NICD, “KwaZulu-Natal (20%), followed by Western Cape (18%). Free State accounted for 15%; Gauteng Province and Northern Cape each accounted for 10%; North West accounted for 9%; Mpumalanga accounted for 8%; Eastern Cape accounted for 6%, and Limpopo accounted for 4% .”