WATCH: Social distancing a challenge for family of 32

Mpumalanga remains the province, with no coronavirus deaths. However, residents are still being encouraged to practice hygiene, and social distancing. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Mpumalanga remains the province with no coronavirus deaths.

Residents are still being encouraged to practice hygiene and social distancing.

But for a family of 32 in Msogwaba, Mpumalanga, it’s a totally different story.

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Social distancing has been a huge challenge for them.

The Mokoena family says complying with the lockdown regulations has been tough.

There are 26 children and six adults living in the house.

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One of the children, a 15-year-old boy, has brain cancer.

The family says they are worried about his health, especially now with the coronavirus pandemic.

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