South Africa confirms 1st COVID19
South Africa confirms first case of coronavirus, according to Health ministry.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that the coronavirus will turn into a “national crisis” and its impact will be “huge“.
His warning came after the first case of the coronavirus was detected in South Africa.
The patient is a 38-year-old man who recently visited Italy together with his wife.
This brings to 27 the number of coronavirus cases reported on African continent. Algeria is worst-affected, with 17 cases, 16 of them in the same family.