SA’s latest Covid-19 statistics as of 4 January

South Africa had 12,601 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases, according to health minister Zweli Mhkize.

There have been a total of 30,011 deaths to date from a total of 1,113,349 confirmed positive cases with 174,176 from the Eastern Cape. There have been 911,573 recoveries.

With 301,212 confirmed cases, Gauteng has the highest number of infections nationwide.