The South African National Defence Force arrived this morning from the epicentre of the Corona Virus in Wuhan, China. The aircraft landed in Polokwane International Airport and the citizens were all moved to the Ranch Hotel 25km outside of Polokwane. In a statement released by the Minister of Health, he said “Tomorrow we will give an update regarding their arrival. We are prioritizing that our people settle in well”. “Thereafter all protocols as identified by the SANDF and the department of health will be properly followed and implemented” he added.
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24 cases of positive Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday however, as of today there have been 19 new cases bringing the total cases of positive Covid-19 in SA to 38. The minister of health said, “The patients have now been informed, all information has been verified and contact tracing is underway”.
New Covid-19 Statistics
Western Cape
  1. 27-year-old male who had travelled to Brazil
  2. 33-year-old female who had travelled to France
  3. 49-year-old male who had travelled to France and Italy
  4. 14-year-old female who had travelled to the United States and Dubai
  5. 73-year-old male who had travelled to the United Kingdom
  6. 32-year-old male who had travelled to the United Kingdom
Gauteng
  1. 76-year-old male who had travelled to the United Kingdom and the United States
  2. 72-year-old female who had travelled to the United Kingdom and the United States
  3. 47-year-old male who had travelled to the United Kingdom and the United States
  4. 52-year-old male who had travelled to Germany
  5. 38-year-old male who had travelled to the Netherlands and Germany
  6. 62-year-old male who had travelled to the Netherlands
  7. 19-year-old female who had travelled to France and Italy
KwaZulu-Natal
  1. 47-year-old male who had travelled to Switzerland.
Given the rising numbers of Covid-19 in South Africa, the Minister concluded by saying “President Ramaphosa has called for an urgent cabinet meeting to be held on Sunday”. “This meeting will explore ways of intensifying the country’s response to this outbreak”.
Compiled by Abiodun Abidoye

Member Southern African Freelancers Association and the Publisher@AfricaOnlineNews.blog

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