File: A healthcare worker prepares a COVID-19 test. AFP/Luca Sola
JOHANNESBURG - More than 15,009 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed.
KwaZulu-Natal has the most active cases at present followed by the Western Cape.
The health department reported that another 228 people have died.
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The total death toll is 29,175.
The department said there have been more than 897,704 recoveries so far.
Over 6.7 million tests have been conducted.
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