South Africa has recorded further 243 Covid-19 deaths on Monday, bringing the national death toll to 41,117.
The Eastern Cape had the highest number of deaths with 65.
It’s followed by Kwa-Zulu Natal with 60, the Western Cape with 57, Gauteng with 33, Mpumalanga with 5 and the Northern Cape with 5.
The national department of Health says 4 551 new cases identified since the last report.
This pushes the number of confirmed cumulative cases since the start of Covid-19 in 2020, to 1 417 537.
The recovery rate now stands at 87.6%.