South Africa has recorded 385 new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 6,336 as of May 2.
The total number of tests done within 24 hours were 13,164, according to Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize.
The death toll stands at 123 after seven individuals died from COVID-19 while recoveries stand at 2,549, according to the Ministry of Health.
In his latest update on the pandemic, South Africa’s Health Minister said the new deaths were reported in the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape, Limpopo and Free State.
According to the minister, a total number of 230,686 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in South Africa in the last 24 hours, being the highest number of tests conducted in a 24 hour cycle to date.