On Saturday March 14th the Department of Health also announced a newly-launched website detailing all Covid-19 related resources. The website contains important contact details, including the emergency support hotline, and up-to-date news and resources.

The department also has put a WhatsApp support group into place where concerned South Africans can join the conversation and stay informed.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced on Saturday that the country’s number of confirmed coronavirus infections had jumped to 38.

Since then 23 more confirmed cases was announced. The website and WhatsApp support group comes at a crucial time.

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