Confirmed coronavirus cases expected to pass 200
Written by Lethiwe Mdluli on 20 March, 2020
Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, says the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa is expected to go beyond 200.
He engaged with medical doctors on the virus at the SA Medical Association’s offices in Pretoria yesterday evening.
Mkhize says there is currently no vaccine against the virus but trials are expected in June.
He adds that they are looking at how to increase testing capabilities:
SAMA chairperson, Angelique Coetzee, says it is important that the medical sector works together to fight the virus.
By: Bright Ntuli