South Africa has recorded 1 634 new COVID-19 cases, taking total infections to 2895 976. A further 34 people have passed on from COVID-19 related complications. Total fatalities linked to the pandemic are now at 87 001.

Latest SA COVID-19 stats:

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Provincial breakdown of infections according to the NICD, “The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (21%), followed by Western Cape (18%). Northern Cape accounted for 16%; Eastern Cape accounted for 14%; Gauteng Province accounted for 12%; Free State accounted for 8%; Mpumalanga accounted for 5% and Limpopo accounted for 1% of today’s new cases.”

According to the NICD, there has been an increase of 57 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours.

Table below is a summary of reported COVID-19 admissions by sector:

Table by NICD