COVID-19 cases increase to 13,524

The Western Cape is still the epicentre with the country's highest death toll.

File: The Western Cape has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases in the province. (GCIS)


JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases in a day.

The latest number of infections soared to 13,524.

Nine new deaths have also been recorded taking the toll to 247.

READ: Increase in local COVID-19 cases, death toll

So far, 421,555 tests have been conducted.

The number of recoveries stands at 6,083.

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