File: A health worker looks on as another helps a COVID-19 patient back to her room in a non-profit COVID-19 care facility in Norwood, Johannesburg. AFP/Emmanuel Croset
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 8,791 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour reporting cycle.
Most of these cases were recorded in the Western Cape, followed by Gauteng.
It takes the total number of active cases to 153,122.
There have been 178 COVID-19 related deaths in the country.