Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Number of cases in South Africa increases to 709.
— News24 (@News24) March 25, 2020
Tuesday, 24 March 2020
The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has increased to 554.
— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 24, 2020
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.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a nationwide #lockdown for 21 days – effective from midnight on Thursday 26 March. #cyrilramaphosa #CoronavirusInSA #SouthAfricaTonight Courtesy #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/XdXvVJCDB5
— eNCA (@eNCA) March 23, 2020
Monday, 23 March 2020
Number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has increased to 402.
— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 23, 2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the public today. Click here to livestream from eNCA on YouTube.
COVID_19 Update: National command council has not finalised their recommendations to the President. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation postponed to Monday morning.#Covid_19SA #Cyril pic.twitter.com/YaGjmDNloD
— eNCA (@eNCA) March 22, 2020
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.
— CoGTA (@GDCoGTA) March 22, 2020
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.
There 34 new cases that have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 bringing the total number of #COVID19 cases to 274. We urge the public to continue practicing preventive measures such as social distancing, hand hygiene and cough etiquette. pic.twitter.com/yAG2Usg3gO
— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 22, 2020
Friday, 20 March 2020
The number of cases in South Africa have 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