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South Africa confirms first case of COVID-19

PUBLISHED: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 14:12:21 GMT

South Africa’s Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that the countries first suspected case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has tested positive.

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