The number of new COVID-19 cases has increased by 1,632.
Active cases now stand at 21,704.
Most of these are in KwaZulu-Natal.
The health department reported that 56 people have died, taking the death toll to 54,406.
Most of the deaths were reported in the Western Cape.
The recovery rate remains at 95 percent.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 01 May.
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