South Africa recorded 3184 new positive coronavirus infections on Saturday.
The total number of deaths increased by 278, to reach a total of 46180.
In a statement released on Saturday night, health minister Zweli Mkhize said a total of 8 469 756 tests have been conducted.
These latest numbers take the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country since the beginning of the pandemic to 1 473 700 , and the total number of deaths to 46 180. and the total number of recoveries is 1 340 497.
The recovery rate is currently at 91%, representing a total of 1 340 497 who have recovered from the disease.
Kwazulu-Natal recorded 109 deaths, while the Free State and Eastern Cape had 20 each. Cauteng and the Western Cape had 50 and 57 respectively, Limpopo 3, and Mpumalanga 19.
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