Minister of health Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 106,108 total cases of coronavirus in South Africa.
This is an increase of 4,518 cases from 101,590 cases reported on Monday, while a record 24-hour increase of 4,966 infections was reported on Saturday.
The minister announced 111 new Covid-19 related deaths, taking the total up to 2,102, and a mortality rate of 2.0%, while recoveries increased to 55,045, which translates to a recovery rate of 51.9%.
There are 48,961 active cases.
A total of 1.38 million tests have been conducted to date, with 29,596 tests conducted over…