SA’s latest Covid-19 statistics as of 28 December

South Africa had 7,458 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases, according to health minister Zweli Mhkize.

There have been a total of 27,071 deaths to date from a total of 1,011,871 confirmed positive cases with 167,329 from the Eastern Cape. There have been 849,974 recoveries.

With 246,133 confirmed cases, Gauteng has the highest number of infections nationwide.