Friday, 20 March 2020
The number of cases in South Africa has increased to 202.
— SABC News Online (@SABCNewsOnline) March 20, 2020
The Department of Health is happy to share that they are now seeing recoveries of previously reported COVID-19 cases. Finally, some good news!
We are pleased to also inform the public that we are now seeing recoveries of previously reported COVID-19 cases. We are in the process of conducting further confirmation tests and medical examinations then we formally inform the public on the numbers of recoveries
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) March 19, 2020
Thursday, 19 March 2020
34 new cases have been confirmed, bringing the total number to 150 in South Africa. Majority of these new cases are based in Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. Of the newly confirmed cases, majority are imported and two are locally transmitted. Also, the Free State Province has its first confirmed case.
As of 19 March, there are 34 new #COVID19 cases bringing the total to 150 people, the majority of whom are based in Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces respectively. Of the 34 newly confirmed #COVID19 cases, the majority are imported and two are locally transmitted. pic.twitter.com/3zGQUwJpbG
— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 19, 2020
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
As of Wednesday 18 March 2020, the number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has increased to 116 cases. There has been an increase of 31 new cases.
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#COVID19SouthAfrica Update. As of this morning, 18 March 2020, South Africa now has 116 confirmed cases of #COVID19. We confirm that there has been an increase of 31 new cases from the 17 March update. pic.twitter.com/0Lv6WAfaXe
— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 18, 2020
Monday, 16 March 2020
As of Monday 16 March 2020, the NICD has confirmed an additional 11 new COVID-19 cases that have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the causative pathogen for COVID-19, seven of which are located in Gauteng. This brings a total of 62 confirmed COVID-19 cases across South Africa.
- A 33-year-old male who travelled to Spain
- A 68 year-old-female who travelled to Austria
- A 30-year-old male who travelled to India
- A 39-year-old male who travelled to the United States of America
- A 43-year-old female who travelled to the United States of America
- A 50-year-old male who travelled to France and the United Kingdom
- A 37-year-old who travelled to the United States of America, Dubai and Mexico
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@nicd_sa , @nhls_sa and private laboratories have conducted a total of 2 405 tests to date. As of 16 March 2020, we confirm an additional 11 new #COVID19 positive cases. This brings the country to a total of 62 confirmed COVID-19 cases. https://t.co/hqhT3w7Nok pic.twitter.com/EDmfMCjkYB
— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 16, 2020