# South Africa has recorded 687 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The majority of new cases are from Gauteng with 79-percent, followed by North West and KwaZulu-Natal each accounting for five-percent respectively. There has been an increase of 13 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. A further two Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing the total fatalities to 89-thousand-574 to date. The country’s recovery rate currently stands at 96.3-percent.