# South Africa has recorded 585 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24-hours. The majority of new cases are from Gauteng with 33-percent, followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 18-percent and the Western Cape accounting for 16-percent. There has been an increase of 33 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. A further 40 Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing the total fatalities to 89-thousand-555 to date. The country’s recovery rate remains at 96.4-percent.