File: A City of Tshwane's Special Infection Unit paramedic closes the door of an ambulance.
JOHANNESBURG - The number of coronavirus deaths in South Africa has increased by 384.
KwaZulu Natal reported the most deaths (125), followed by the Western Cape (95), Gauteng (68) and the Eastern Cape (39).
This brings the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the country to 36,851.
The Health Department has reported 13,973 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa now stands at 1,325,659.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 16 January .— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) January 16, 2021
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