The Eastern Cape had 148 new infections, with a new total of 1,504 coronavirus cases. The province’s new case tally was behind only the Western Cape, which reported 484 new cases.
The Eastern Cape now has the third-highest number of cases in the country, behind the Western Cape and Gauteng, after overtaking KwaZulu-Natal.
A total of 369,697 tests have been conducted with 13,630 performed in the past day.
No new deaths were reported.