The NICD confirmed 31 more cases increase as of 18 March 2020. This brings a total of 116 cases of coronavirus, COVID-19 in South Africa.

“Update. As of this morning, 18 March 2020, South Africa now has 116 confirmed cases of #COVID19. We confirm that there has been an increase of 31 new cases from the 17 March update.” writes NICD on twitter. 

Gauteng now has 61 cases of COVID-19 with Western Cape coming second at 31 confirmed cases. KZN on 19 cases, MP with 4 cases and Limpopo with just 1 case.

AN UPDATE

Dr. ZweliMkhize released a statement confirming the 116 of coronavirus, COVID-19 case in South Africa.

“South Africa now has 116 confirmed cases of COVID-19. ” said Zweli in a statement, also added that “This means that there has been an increase of 31 new cases from yesterday’s announcement.”

Zweli also confirms a further increase of 6 local transmission cases.

“This means that there has been an increase of 31 new cases from yesterday’s announcement” added Zweli in a statement released on Wednesday.

Here’s a list of new cases

Gauteng: 16

  • A 25-year-old male who travelled to the UK
  • A 45-year-old male who travelled to Austria
  • A 52-year-old male who travelled to Austria and Italy
  • A 49-year-old female who travelled to Austria and Italy
  • A 35-year-old male who travelled to the UK and Netherlands
  • A 34-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 30-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Austria
  • A 36-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Austria
  • A 30-year-old female who travelled to Italy
  • A 35-year-old male who travelled to Italy
  • A 34-year-old male who travelled to Italy
  • A 37-year-old male who travelled to Finland and France
  • A 20-year-old male with no international travel history
  • A 3-year-old male with no international travel history
  • A 21-year-old female with no international travel history
  • A 71-year-old female with no international travel history

KwaZulu-Natal: 3

  • A 59-year-old male who travelled to Austria and Italy
  • A 54-year-old male who travelled to Italy
  • A 55-year-old male who travelled to Italy

Mpumalanga: 2

  • A 64-year-old male who travelled to Italy
  • A 56-year-old female with no international travel history

Western Cape: 10

  • A 2-year-old male who travelled to New Zealand
  • A 51-year-old male who travelled to Egypt an Dubai
  • A 35-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Dubai
  • A 27-year-old female who travelled to Switzerland and Dubai
  • A 60-year-old male who travelled to Portugal and the UK
  • A 51-year-old male who travelled to the UK
  • A 54-year-old female who travelled to Portugal and the UK
  • A 51-year-old male who travelled to the UK
  • A 26-year-old female who travelled to the UK
  • A 68-year-old male with no international travel history.
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