Another 2 056 confirmed cases of the coronavirus were reported in South Africa by Tuesday evening.
This brings the cumulative number of cases in the country to 721,770.
Another 53 deaths have also been recorded since Wednesday. The death rate in South Africa is currently 19,164.
Of the 53 deaths, 37 were recorded in the Eastern Cape, 4 in Gauteng, 5 in the Free State and 5 in KwaZulu-Natal.