EXCLUSIVE: German tourist on a group trip in SA tests positive for COVID-19

A hotel bus with German tourists, on their way to test for the coronavirus at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, broke down in the early hours of Friday morning. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - A hotel bus with German tourists, on their way to test for the coronavirus at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg broke down in the early hours of Friday morning.

A senior Johannesburg Metro Police Department official told eNCA that one tourist from the group already tested positive for the virus and is currently receiving treatment at a Lenasia hospital.

It’s still unclear how long they have been in the country.

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The group has since been escorted to the hospital by JMPD officials and emergency services.

As of Thursday, South Africa has over 900 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

eNCA reporter Aviwe Mtila provides more details in the video above.

A hotel bus with German tourists, on their way to test for the coronavirus at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, broke down earlier this morning. A senior JMPD official told eNCA’s Aviwe Mtila that one tourist from the group already tested positive for the virus and is currently receiving treatment at a Lenasia Hospital. Courtesy #DStv403

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