File: Over 4.5 million coronavirus tests have been completed. AFP/Douglas Magno
JOHANNESBURG - The health department said 1,928 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number to 702,131.
South Africa's COVID-19 death toll has increased by 38.
This brings the number of deaths in the country to 18,408.
Recoveries stand at 630,436 which translates to a recovery rate of 90 percent.
This means the country has just over 53,287 active cases.
Over 4.5 million coronavirus tests have been completed.