It’s hard to keep up with the pace of news around the global health emergency that is novel coronavirus 2019 – now known as COVID-19. We have an opportunity to unite in our understanding and response to the presence of COVID-19, to prevent the spread of the virus in South Africa.

We are closely following the situation updates from the National Department of Health and the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), where there are currently 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa as at 11 March 2020. 

To help you stay informed and stay healthy, we have developed this COVID-19 weekly update, to provide you with the most up-to-date information and guidance. We hope that you find this to be a valuable resource.