The virus has now killed 65 people in the country.
Gauteng, which is the epicentre of the outbreak in the country, now has 1224 confirmed cases, followed by Western Cape 1079 and KwaZulu-Natal 758.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 133 774 of which 6 868 were done in the last 24 hours.
In other related news: Ramaphosa announces R500 billion economic package to deal with the impact of coronavirus.
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