Screen Shot 2020-03-11 at 13.16.08.pngSix more cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in SA, taking the total to 13, health minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Wednesday morning.

The new cases are significant, because they include patients who were not part of the group of travellers who were identified as SA’s first seven Covid-19 cases. A party of 10 people travelled together to Italy, which is at the centre of Europe’s outbreak.

Contact tracing has begun for all the cases, said the minister, who is expected to provide more details at a later stage…..more

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