File: A City of Tshwane Health official looks on as she conducts a screening exercise on a taxi operator before testing for the COVID-19 at the Bloed Street Mall in Pretoria Central Business District.
JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department recorded 213 new COVID-19 deaths in South Africa, taking the death toll to 10,621.
Most of the latest fatalities are from the Free State and the Eastern Cape.
In a visible decrease, the country recorded 3,740 new infections.
There are now 563,598 total infections in South Africa, while the recovery rate has moved to 74%.