The Health Ministry says in its latest data release shows that the recovery rate from coronavirus has increased to 90%.
It says this is one of the better recovery rates in the world.
The Ministry also added that another 1 268 people have tested positive for the coronavirus – bringing the total number of cases to 670 766.
Twenty-two more deaths have been recorded – taking the overall death toll from COVID-19 to 16 398.
The country has recently seen a 6% surge in cases, despite a decrease in infection rate on the continent.
This as authorities reiterate calls for the public to continue adhering to COVI-19 safety protocols.
COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 27 September.