Khaya Mthethwa Announces New Number of Confirmed Case’s Of The Corona Virus – Late on Sunday evening, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in a televised address to the nation, declared that COVID-19, the respiratory disease spreading globally, had become a “national disaster.”
The declaration allows his government to access special funding and instigate harsh regulations to combat the viral outbreak.
“Never before in the history of our democracy have we been confronted by such a severe situation,”
Khaya Mthethwa took to social media on the 20th of March 2020 to announce the new numbers of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus. We are constantly updated on the stats daily and the spread of the virus and its origin every day.
The initial five people who tested positive in the Free State had travelled from abroad and attended a religious congregation. They have been quarantined in a local bed and breakfast.
On Thursday, 19th March 2020 government explicated that there were 150 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country. That number excluded the new Free State cases which were confirmed later in the day.
This is what he ha to say:
202 cases confirmed #CoronaVirusSA