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Covid-19 cases in SA increase to 402 – The Citizen


Charles Cilliers


Health minister Zweli Mkhize can be seen during a press briefing on updates on the coronavirus in South Africa at the Civitas building is Pretoria CBD, 9 March 2020. Picture: Jacques Nelles

There has been a massive jump of 128 since yesterday.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Monday that South Africa now has 402 confirmed cases of Covid-19, an increase of 128 from yesterday’s announcement.

The Northern Cape now has its first confirmed cases.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation tonight on measures to be undertaken to mitigate the impact.

“We will thereafter engage the public to give further details and explanations on the results including the significant rise, the ongoing testing processes, each province’s progress on contact tracing efforts,” said Mkhize.

Info: Dept of health

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