63% of new Covid-19 infections are in Gauteng
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has recorded 9,320 new Covid-19 cases in SA, it said on Saturday night.
This represents a 16.6% positivity testing rate.
It brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,739,425.
The majority of new cases are from the Gauteng province (63%), followed by the Western Cape (11%) and North West (6%) provinces.
An increase of 435 hospital admissions and 62 in-hospital deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours.
A total of 7,448 people are currently in hospitals.