As of Thursday, 04 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,466,767 with 3,751 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
261 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 44 from Eastern Cape, 12 from Free State, 53 from Gauteng, 56 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 11 from Limpopo, 42 from North West, 2 from Northern Cape and 41 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 45,605.
Recoveries now stand at 1,327,186 representing a recovery rate of 90.5%.
Meanwhile, a total of 8,400,319 tests have been completed with 31,032 new tests conducted since the last report.