The Western Cape has recorded 22 new coronavirus related deaths, taking the province’s death toll to 525 from the virus.
The national number of fatalities is now at 705.
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) June 1, 2020
There are 34 357 recorded coronavirus infections in South Africa.
In a statement, the Health Department says they have now conducted over 740 000 tests countrywide.
17 617 of them were conducted overnight.
The Western Cape remains South Africa’s epicentre of COVID-19 with 22 567 confirmed cases. Gauteng trails behind the Mother City with 4 231 cases.
Recoveries are at 17291.