Government has sent a strong message to members of the public, warning them not to try and access the coronavirus quarantine centre at the Ranch Hotel and Resort outside Polokwane in Limpopo.
Police Minister Bheki Cele said the precinct and road leading to the hotel will be a no-go area.
A total of 122 South Africans from Wuhan are due to land on home soil on Friday 13 March. After landing, they will be screened for coronavirus before disembarking as an extra precaution. Thereafter, they will be transferred to the quarantine site in Limpopo.
Coronavirus quarantine in Limpopo heavily guarded
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize also told the media on Thursday 12 March that the area will be under military guard with police assistance for the duration of the quarantine period.