As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 8, 232.
A total of 292 153 tests have been conducted to date with 12 774 tests done in the past 24 hours.
“There are 8 more COVID-19 related deaths: 2 from KwaZulu Natal and 6 from Western Cape. This brings the total national deaths to 161,” said Dr Zweli Mkhize, Health Minister.
“We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thank the healthcare workers who treated these patients.”