What Is The Coronavirus Hotline? As South Africa continues to battle with the pandemic Covid-19 virus which has claimed thousands of lives all over the world, things are put in place to help you stay save.
The number of Coronavirus cases in South Africa has risen to 554 as the country declares a total lock down for 21 days though no critical cases are reported yet.
The pandemic virus first triggered in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late December 2019. Cases have since been confirmed in over scores of countries across the globe.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has since declared it a pandemic. WHO chief Tedros Ghebereyesus said whiles China had a robust health system to detect and control, his outfit remained concerned about the virus entering country’s with weak systems.
With about 34 African countries currently with recorded cases, governments continue to roll out increasingly robust measures to halt the spread and to contain the pandemic which has claimed a number of lives.
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that range from the common cold to MERS coronavirus, which is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus and SARS, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus.
In this article, we will share the latest developments as authorities implement measures to contain the spread of the virus, especially on the African continent. There is a flurry of restrictions across Africa as governments take measures to deal with the outbreak.
Coronavirus Hotline South Africa
If you have flu-like symptoms, and have come into contact with someone who has COVID-19, please contact the provincial hotline on 021 928 4102 for advice on what to do next.
National hotline: 0800 029 999
Provincial hotline: 021 928 4102
Email: [email protected]
WhatsApp “Hi” to 0600 123 456
All lines are operational 24/7
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