File: The recovery rate is still at 88 percent, meaning nine of every ten COVID-19 positive people have recovered.
The brings the total number of cases to 215,855.
The health department reported 192 further deaths, bringing the total since the outbreak to 3,502.
Those who succumbed were 75 people from Gauteng, 44 from the Western Cape, 36 from the Eastern Cape, 22 from KwaZulu-Natal and 15 from Limpopo.
Gauteng is poised to become the new epicentre of the coronavirus.
The province has only 668 fewer cases than the Western Cape after a recent surge in infections.
More than 1.9 million tests have been conducted and there have been 102,299 recoveries.
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