The Health Minister of South Africa, Dr. Zweli Mkhize has revealed that the wife of SA’s first novel coronavirus patient has been diagnosed with Covid-19.
This brings to three the number of South Africans diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
Recall that on Thursday country recorded its first case and it was subsequently announced on Saturday that the number has increased to two.
According to the minister, the wife was also a part of the travel group that went to Italy.
The minister also revealed that the results of the remaining six people that returned to South Africa are being expected within the next 48hours.
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.@HealthZA Minister @DrZweliMkhize – 3rd Confirmed Case of COVID-19 In South Africa #COVID19 #Coronavirus #CoronavirusInSA https://t.co/Sz74IG81YC
— South African Government (@GovernmentZA) March 8, 2020