JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said South Africans must realise the seriousness of COVID-19 and continue to observe measures to protect themselves.
Mkhize said social distancing is key.
The minister expects an influx of COVID-19 patients in the coming weeks.
He said more field hospitals and beds are needed.
Mkhize was speaking at a handover ceremony in Rustenburg on Wednesday, where a massive consignment of personal protective equipment was handed over from Sibanye Stillwater and Old Mutual.
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