The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus is currently 3,636, Mkhize said in his statement. This is 170 cases more than Tuesday’s figure of 3,465.
The number of tests done so far is now 133 774.
3,635 tests were done in the last 24 hours, the statement says.
Coronavirus cases in South Africa by province:
- Gauteng: 1224
- Western Cape: 1079
- KwaZulu-Natal: 758
- Eastern Cape: 377
- Free State: 106
- Limpopo: 27
- Northwest: 24
- Mpumalanga: 23
- Northern Cape: 16
- Not allocated: 1
See the full statement from the Minister below: