LATEST CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES IN SOUTH AFRICA
14 March 2020

Fellow South Africans, as of today, 14 March 2020, the total number of confirmed COVID – 19 cases is now 38. This means that our numbers have increased by 14 from yesterday’s
confirmed cases of 24. The breakdown per province is as follows:

GAUTENG: 7
A 76 year old male who had travelled to the UK and the US.
A 72 year old female who had travelled to the UK and the US.
A 47 year old male who had travelled to the UK and the US.
A 52 year old male who had travelled to Germany
A 38 year old male who had travelled to the Netherlands and Germany
A 62 year old male who had travelled to the Netherlands
A 19 year old female who had travelled to France and Italy

WESTERN CAPE: 6
A 27 year old male who had travelled to Brazil
A 33 year old female who had travelled to France
A 49 year old male who had travelled to France and Italy.
A 14 year old female who had travelled to the US and Dubai
A 73 year old male who had travelled to the UK
A 32 year old male who had travelled to the UK.

KWAZULU-NATAL: 1
A 47 year old male who had travelled to Switzerland

The patients have now been informed, all information has been verified and contact tracing is underway.In view of the rising numbers, President Ramaphosa has called for an urgent cabinet
meeting to held on Sunday. This meeting will explore ways of intensifying the country’s response to this outbreak.

RETURN OF SA CITIZENS FROM WUHAN
We are excited that this morning the aircraft from Wuhan landed in Polokwane. All the citizens have now settled in at the Ranch Hotel. Tomorrow we will give an update regarding
their arrival. We are prioritizing that our people settle in well. Thereafter all protocols as identified by the SANDF and the Department of Health will be properly followed and implemented.
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
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