The total deaths jumped by 95 to 2 844, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced.
In a terse statement the department of health said that the total deaths related to Covid-19 now stands at 2 749.
The mortality rate is 1,8% The number of recoveries is 73 543, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,6%.
1,567,084 tests have been completed in total, of which 38,075 new tests are reported as Gauteng gears up to experience a surge in new cases.
The total number of cases now stands at 131,800 and recoveries at 67,094 (50,9%).
A further 48 Covid-19-related deaths – eight from Eastern Cape and 40 from Western Cape – brings the total deaths to 2,340.

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A further 87 Covid-19-related deaths – two from Gauteng, 15 from KwaZulu-Natal, 17 from Eastern Cape and 53 from Western Cape – brings the total deaths to 2,292.

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A further 103 deaths have pushed the total deaths to 2,205.

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The deaths were one from Mpumalanga, four from KwaZulu Natal, 28 from Eastern Cape and 78 from Western Cape.

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A further 61 Covid-19-related deaths have brought the total to 1,991.

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Cases have increased by 4,966 in one day and the total deaths now stand at 1,831.

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According to the statement, affected schools and offices will be closed for decontamination.

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A further 63 Covid-19-related deaths have brought the total deaths to 1,737.

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A further six deaths in the Eastern Cape and 43 in the Western Cape brought the total deaths to 1,674.

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Health department says both deaths and recoveries from the virus have increased.

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The Western Cape accounted for 73 of the daily deaths, Gauteng 6 and the Eastern Cape 9.

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A total of 1,060,425 tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 32,026 were conducted since the last report.

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The total number of cases in the country now stands at 58,568.

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The total national deaths are now 1,210, with a mortality rate of 2,2%.



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