An additional 8,170 people tested positive for Covid-19, well below the 10,000 to 13,000 new cases reported daily over the past two weeks or so.
Dr. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday night that the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa was 381,798 at this stage.
A total of 195 new Covid-19 deaths have been confirmed and so far 5 386 people in South Africa have died from the virus.
The recovery rate at this stage is 54% with 208,144 people already recovering.
Gauteng currently has 36.5% of cases in the country, the Western Cape, 22.6%, the Eastern Cape 17.5% and KwaZulu-Natal 12.5%.
More than 2.5 million (2,536,921) tests have been done for the virus, more than 30,000 of them since the previous daily update. The tests that are done at this stage are divided equally between the state and private sector.