The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 408, 052.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the numbers on Thursday evening during his address to the nation.
There have been 153 new COVID-19 related deaths: 48 from Eastern Cape, 31 from Gauteng, 38 from KwaZulu Natal, 8 from Northern Cape, 28 from Western Cape.
South Africa’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 6,093.
The country’s recovery rate has improved even further to 58 percent.
This means almost 230,000 people have already recovered.