1,906 new infections were picked up over the past 24 hours. The total number of known cases in this country is now 665,000
Eighty-eight more people have died in South Africa after contracting the Corona virus, bringing the death toll to 16,206.
The recovery rate stands at 89.3%, meaning 594,000 people have so far recovered.
The highest number of deaths occurred in Limpopo where there were 22 fatalities, followed by 18 deaths in KwaZulu-Natal, 13 deaths in both Mpumalanga and the Western Cape, 11 in Gauteng, 9 from North West and 2 from the Eastern Cape.