COVID-19: 18,555 new cases, 806 more deaths in SA

Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) transfer an empty gurney to an ambulance at the Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth.

File: Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE). Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department has confirmed 18,555 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa taking the cumulative number of infections to 1,278,303.

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The department also reported 806 new COVID-19 related deaths, taking the death toll to 35,140.

The latest #COVID19 numbers show that 18,000 new cases have been recorded. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/4aP9zIHQph

— eNCA (@eNCA) January 14, 2021

#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 13 January .

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— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) January 13, 2021

As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 278 303, the total number of deaths is 35 140 and the total number of recoveries is 1 030 930. pic.twitter.com/gwZJCRPe5J

— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) January 13, 2021
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