3,267 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in South Africa over the past 24 hours. The number of cumulative cases in the country is now 40 792.
The death toll also increased by 56 to 848: 54 of the deaths were in the Western Cape, 1 in KwaZulu-Natal and 1 in the Free State.
21 311 people have been able to recover from COVID-19 in South Africa.
See the full statement by the Minister below: