South Africa has recorded 7 712 new confirmed Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Another 301 new Covid-19 related deaths have also been recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 10 210.
Saturday’s cases bring the total number of Covid-19 infections in South Africa to 553 188.
With 190 999 cases, Gauteng has nearly double the number of coronavirus infection that the Western Cape, which now stands at 99 588, has reported. KwaZulu-Natal has a total of 95 648 cases, while the Eastern Cape has 82 074.
Of the 301 new Covid-19 related deaths reported on Saturday, 154 were from KwaZulu Natal, 39 from Eastern Cape, 37 from Limpopo, 23 from Gauteng, 22 from Western Cape, 21 from North West and 5 from the Northern Cape.