A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at Hospital in Cape Town.
JOHANNESBURG - At least 63 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in South Africa.
The country's death toll now stands at 18, 471.
Since the last report, 1,662 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in South Africa.
The total number of confirmed cases is 703,793.
South Africa's recoveries now stands at 643, 543 people which is a 90-percent recovery rate.