WATCH: Government briefing on Wuhan repatriation plan

An inter-ministerial committee will brief the media on Sunday ahead of the repatriation of South African citizens returning to the country from Wuhan, China.

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JOHANNESBURG - The inter-Ministerial Committee is expected to brief the media on the repatriation and quarantine of citizens from Wuhan, China.

Nigeria, Algeria and Egypt are the only countries on the continent that have confirmed cases of coronavirus.

READ: Govt plans to repatriate South Africans in Wuhan: report

The World Health Organization has raised the risk of the spread of the virus from high to very high.

Globally, more than 2,800 people have died and over 80 thousand cases have been confirmed.


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