Nineteen new fatalities have been additionally reported on Thursday, bringing the general loss of life toll within the nation to 238.
The Western Cape accounted for a lot of the fatalities, recording 12 deaths. There have been 7,235 instances within the province, accounting for 56.eight% of the overall.
Gauteng had 2,135 instances (16.eight%), the Jap Cape 1,569 (12.three%) and KwaZulu-Natal 1,444 (11.three%).
Greater than 403,000 folks have been examined for the virus throughout the nation because the begin of the outbreak. Nearly 17,000 of those assessments have been carried out within the final 24 hours.