The Health Department says 121 more people have succumbed to Covid-19 on Monday, bringing the national death toll to 14,149.

The deaths were recorded in all provinces, except in Mpumalanga.

Of the new fatalities, the majority were confirmed in the Western Cape with 24.

It’s followed by Limpopo with 23, Gauteng with 20, the Eastern Cape with 20, the Free State with16, Northern Cape with 9, North West 8, and KwaZulu Natal with 1.

The department says more than 1,900 new infections were recorded in the past 24 hour period, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 627 041.

The country’s recoveries is at 540 923, which is the recovery rate of 86%.

This indicates that South Africa has 71,969 active cases.

Meanwhile the Western Cape has 4,068 active cases and 3,889 people have died due to the virus.