South Africa has 3 635 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced on Wednesday.
This is an increase of 170 cases from the previous night.
In a statement, Mkhize confirmed that seven more COVID-19 related deaths had been recorded, bringing the total number to 65.
Five of the deaths occurred in the Western Cape, while two were recorded in KwaZulu-Natal.
To date, South Africa has conducted 133 774 COVID-19 tests, with 6 868 of these done in the last 24 hours.
The provincial breakdown of infections is as follows:
- Gauteng: 1 224
- Western Cape: 1 079
- KwaZulu-Natal: 758
- Eastern Cape: 377
- Free State: 106
- Limpopo: 27
- North West: 24
- Mpumalanga: 23
- Northern Cape: 16
- Unallocated: 1