A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at Hospital in Cape Town.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 5,451 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours.
A further 97 people have died due to the virus, bringing total fatalities to 56,929.
The country currently has a 93.2 percent recovery rate.
More than 40,000 tests have been conducted since the last report.