Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, says KwaZulu-Natal appears to be following the same trend of COVID-19 infections, as witnessed in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Gauteng provinces.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached the 20 000 mark, as the country's death toll increased by 28 to 397 on Friday.
South Africa has recorded 318 new COVID-19 cases, with the total number of confirmed cases at 3 953 as of Thursday.
The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has bagged victory in the 2019 Elections, with 57.50% of the total national votes cast in the hotly contested polls.
People are working around the clock to restore life to normalcy in the flood-ravaged areas of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will today visit flood ravaged KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape when he returns from a working visit to Egypt.
The local communities of Sterkspruit, just outside Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape, will now be able to connect their cellphones to the free WiFi that was officially launched by Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on Friday.
Despite the perennial challenges of a constrained global and domestic economy, a tight fiscal environment, and a long drought season, the Eastern Cape economy has made a positive contribution towards creating employment and improving lives.