The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 10,173 new COVID-19 cases.
The Institute has also reported 274 more deaths, taking South Africa’s COVID-19 death toll to 81,461.
Infections in Kwa-Zulu Natal stand at 3,017 and 2,320 in the Western Cape.
A total of 56,209 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
In other news – Author Thando Mgqolozana responds to abuse allegations against him
Author and founder of Abantu Book Festival Thando Mgqolozana has released a video statement in response to abuse allegations against him.
On Friday, Mgqolazana took to Twitter to post what he has labelled his official statement – nearly a week after claims he had physically harmed his ex-wife, who is also the mother of his child. Learn more