Sixth case of the coronavirus confirmed in Africa
Written by Lethiwe Mdluli on 2 March, 2020
The sixth case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Africa, while thirteen new cases have been confirmed in Britain including the first in Scotland.
The Scottish patient recently returned from Italy, which is one of the virus hotspots outside China.
Earlier, America and Australia recorded their first deaths from the virus.
The Australian victim had been evacuated from the cruise ship Diamond Princess that had been quarantined in Japan.
Hundreds of passengers contracted the virus.
Meanwhile minister of health, Zweli Mkhize, has urged media to stick to facts when reporting about the virus.
By: Saneliwe Dlangamandla