South Africa prepared for Coronavirus
Written by Lethiwe Mdluli on 29 January, 2020
The minister of health, Zweli Mkhize, says South Africa is adequately prepared for the Coronavirus.
According to China’s National Health Commission, as of today there close to 6000 confirmed cases in mainland China, including 132 deaths and it has spread to more countries.
Briefing media, Mkhize says all provinces are on full alert.
Mkhize says there are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in South Africa so far and says three hospitals have been identified to deal specifically with any confirmed cases, should a case arise.
The minister also says there is a team that has been put together to deal with this situation: