Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now a total of 350,879 cases of coronavirus in South Africa.
This is an increase of 13,285 cases from the 337,594 infections reported on Friday.
The minister announced 144 new Covid-19 related deaths, taking the total to 4,948 casualties, following a 24-hour high of 216 casualties on Wednesday.
He pointed to 182,230 recoveries to date.
A total of 2.42 million tests have been conducted, with 49,688 tests conducted over the past 24 hours, Dr Mkhize said.
As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 350 879, the…