Health Minister Zweli Mkhize released the latest Covid-19 statistics for South Africa on Friday night.
A total of 1 745 153 tests have already been done and 177 124 cases have been confirmed so far. At least 86 298 people (48.7%) have already recovered.
Another 108 Covid-19 related deaths were reported: three in the Northern Cape, eight in the Eastern Cape, 29 in the Northwest, 10 in KwaZulu-Natal, and 58 in the Western Cape. That brings the death toll to 2,952 (1.7%).
Deaths and persons who have recovered: