Over 3,300 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the country.
The death toll continues to rise, with 151 more people succumbing to the virus in the last 24 hours.
This brings the cumulative deaths to 55,719.
At least 72 of the latest deaths were recorded in the Free State.
The recovery rate is at 94.2 percent.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 21 May.
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In other news – SAD: Fired actress Nelisa Mchunu (Fikile) begs for her job at Uzalo, insider spills the beans
The character of Fikile on Uzalo was allegedly written off with those of Mpambani (Jet Novuka) and MaNgcobo (Dawn Thandeka King), after producers couldn’t continue with her storyline.