File: A lab technician with the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) prepares a tent at a screening and testing drive in front of the Alexandra Madala Hostel in Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG - There are 1,727 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa.
This bring the total number of positive coronavirus cases to 30,967.
There are now 32 more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number to 643.
According to the Health Department, a total of 701,883 tests have been conducted cumulatively of which 21,708 tests have been conducted since the last report.
More than 16,116 people have recovered, resulting in more than 52-percent recovery.
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