The Minister of Health, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in South Africa on Thursday, 05 March 2020.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) confirmed that a suspected case of COVID-19 has tested positive. The patient is a 38-year-old male, who traveled to Italy with his wife. They were part of a group of 10 people and they arrived back in South Africa on 1 March 2020.
Given its toll, it’s easy to panic about coronavirus, which first manifests in flu-like symptoms, the big question is how can we prevent ourselves and what precautions to follow so we can stay safe?
Spare a few minutes, and read the below comic on how the COVID-19 spreads and the precautions to follow:
comics by weimankow