Coronavirus cases in South Africa rise to 38

The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa has risen to 38. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen by 14.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Saturday revealed that there are now 38 coronavirus cases in the country.

Seven of the new cases are in Gauteng, six in the Western Cape and one in KwaZulu-Natal.

All of these people have travelled from outside the country.

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In the view of the rising numbers, Mkhize said President Cyril Ramaphosa has called an urgent cabinet meeting on Sunday.

“This meeting will explore ways of intensifying the country’s to this outbreak,” Mkhize said.

Meanwhile, South African citizens from Wuhan, China, are finally home after they landed at Polokwane airport on Saturday morning.

They will now be quarantined at The Ranch Resort for three weeks.

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