Latest COVID-19 Johannesburg Updates


Find the latest COVID-19 Johannesburg updates here. 

covid16 under microscope

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Number of cases in South Africa increases to 709.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has increased to 554.

Last night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the 21-day national lockdown of South Africa starting as of midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020 until Thursday, 16 April 2020.

Monday, 23 March 2020

Number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has increased to 402.

President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the public today. Click here to livestream from eNCA on YouTube.

The Gauteng Provincial Government has shared a tweet regarding which public facilities are closed due to social distancing and preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Over the weekend, the total number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 274 as of Sunday, 22 March 2020. The NICD urges the public to continue practicing social distancing and hygiene practices in order to stop the spread of the virus.

Friday, 20 March 2020

The number of cases in South Africa have increased to 202.

The Department of Health is happy to share that they are now seeing recoveries of previously reported COVID-19 cases. Finally, some good news!

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.

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.

For more information, follow NICD on Twitter.

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.

Gauteng province:

  • 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
  • Visit www.nicd.ac.za for more information.

Spread the love

Did you like this article? Then get more of the same from our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox for FREE!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More from Health: