274 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In South Africa

South Africa now has 274 confirmed cases of COVID-19 22th of March 2020. There has been an increase of 34 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa. Of the 274 cases, 208 (76%) have a history of travel from an area where COVID-19 is circulating. The majority of those without international travel history have had recent contact with persons who have travelled internationally.

The 34 new confirmed COVID-19 cases are as follows:

Eastern Cape Province: 1

  • A 22-year-old man who travelled to Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom

Free State Province: 2

  • A 49-year-old woman with no international travel history
  • A 26-year-old man with pending travel history

Gauteng Province: 7

  • A 58-year-old man who travelled to Pakistan and Dubai
  • A 49-year-old man with no international travel history
  • A 28-year-old woman with no international travel history
  • A 24-year-old man with no international travel history
  • A 33-year-old woman who travelled to the United Kingdom
  • A 22-year-old man who travelled to Mauritius
  • A 40-year-old man with pending travel history

KwaZulu-Natal Province: 9

  • A 39-year-old man who travelled to the United Kingdom, Austria and Dubai
  • A 47-year-old man who travelled to France
  • A 45-year-old man who travelled to Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria
  • A 40-year old male who travelled to France and Austria
  • A 44-year-old man with no international travel history
  • A 55-year-old man with pending travel history
  • A 68-year-old man who travelled to Austria
  • A 49-year-old woman with no international travel history
  • A 32-year-old woman who travelled to Italy

Mpumalanga Province: 1

  • A 25-year-old man who travelled to France, Germany and the Netherlands

Western Cape Province: 14

  • A 44-year-old woman who travelled to the United Kingdom, Austria and Dubai
  • A 33-year-old woman with no international travel history
  • A 24-year-old woman with no international travel history
  • A 53-year-old woman who travelled to the United Kingdom
  • A 57-year-old man who travelled to the United Kingdom
  • A 30-year-old man who travelled to Italy and Switzerland
  • A 28-year-old woman who travelled to Italy and Switzerland
  • A 62-year-old man who travelled to Switzerland
  • A 30-year-old man with no international travel history
  • A 71-year-old man who travelled to Portugal
  • A 47-year-old woman with no international travel history
  • A 57-year-old man with no international travel history
  • A 54-year-old man who travelled to Italy
  • A 49-year-old woman who travelled to Italy

Contact tracing of all cases that the patients may have come into contact with is underway.

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