JOHANNESBURG – The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said a number of people were tested for the coronavirus in South Africa and all the results came back negative.How to track the coronavirus outbreak
There are concerns among communities as some provinces raised the alarm.On Tuesday, the Limpopo Health Department said it had deployed nurses to Grobler’s Bridge between South Africa and Botswana to monitor any possible cases there.SA govt not doing enough on coronavirus awareness – Chinese national in SA
The department said one patient, who was working with the luggage, was tested and was cleared.The institute’s Cheryl Cohen said: “There have been no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa. We have tested a number of samples and no samples have tested positive.”WATCH: SA Chinese community faces racial stereotypes amid coronavirus outbreak