The Department of Health has revealed that 195 more people have succumbed to Covid-19 in the past 24-hour cycle across the country.

The national death toll now stands at 5,368.

Of the new fatalities, 74 were confirmed in the Eastern Cape, 48 in the Western Cape, 43 in Gauteng, and 30 in KwaZulu Natal.

The department says 8,170 new infections have been recorded during the same period.

The cumulative number of confirmed cases stand 381 798.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said 208 144 people have beaten the virus so far.

This means that there’re 168 286 active cases in South Africa.

Meanwhile, the Western Cape has 12 254 active cases and 2,694 people have died.