South Africa has recorded 1 816 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to 648 214 on Saturday.
Gauteng remains the province that has been hardest hit by the pandemic with 21 4831 cases in total. Of these, 20 640 are active cases.
This accounts for 33,1% of the country’s total cases. At 116 167 confirmed cases, KwaZulu-Natal has registered 17,9% of the total Covid-19 cases nationally, with 7 420 of these being active cases.
To date, 15 427 people have died as a result of the coronavirus.
The latest death include 13 from Western Cape, 12 from Gauteng, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal, 8 from the Eastern Cape and 5 from the Free State.
(COMPILED BY INSIDE POLITICS STAFF)