# South Africa has recorded 136 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The majority of new cases are from Gauteng with 43-percent, followed by Western Cape with 16-percent and KwaZulu-Natal accounting for 13-percent. There has been an increase of 18 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. A further five Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing the total fatalities to 89-thousand-489 to date. The country’s recovery rate remains at over 96 percent.