SA COVID-19 CASES SURPASS 100 TO REACH 116

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In a statement released on Wednesday morning, the minister confirmed 31 new cases since the last update overnight.

JOHANNESBURG – Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has just announced that South Africa now has 116 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

In a statement released on Wednesday morning, the minister confirmed 31 new cases since the last update overnight.

In the statement, the minister said: “Today, we have a further increase of six local transmission cases. As part of tracking and tracing, we have collated background information on how these patients were infected.”

GAUTENG: 16

    • A 25-year-old male who travelled to the UK
    • A 45-year-old male who travelled to Austria
    • A 52-year-old male who travelled to Austria and Italy
    • A 49-year-old female who travelled to Austria and Italy
    • A 35-year-old male who travelled to the UK and Netherlands

 

    • A 34-year-old female who travelled to the UK
    • A 30-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Austria
    • A 36-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Austria
    • A 30-year-old female who travelled to Italy
    • A 35-year-old male who travelled to Italy
    • A 34-year-old male who travelled to Italy
    • A 37-year-old male who travelled to Finland and France
    • A 20-year-old male with no international travel history
    • A 3-year-old male with no international travel history
    • A 21-year-old female with no international travel history
    • A 71-year-old female with no international travel history

KWAZULU-NATAL:3

    • A 59-year-old male who travelled to Austria and Italy
    • A 54-year-old male who travelled to Italy
    • A 55-year-old male who travelled to Italy

MPUMALANGA:2

-A 64-year-old male who travelled to Italy
-A 56-year-old female with no international travel history

WESTERN CAPE:10

    • A 2-year-old male who travelled to New Zealand
    • A 51-year-old male who travelled to Egypt an Dubai
    • A 35-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Dubai
    • A 27-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Dubai
    • A 60-year-old male who travelled to Portugal and the UK
    • A 51-year-old male who travelled to the UK
    • A 54-year-old female who travelled to Portugal and the UK
    • A 51-year-old male who travelled to the UK
    • A 26-year-old female who travelled to the UK
    • A 68-year-old male with no international travel history

 

More to follow.

Source: ewn News(https://ewn.co.za/2020/03/18/covid-19-cases-in-sa-surpass-100)