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22 March 2020
We've updated our Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard with the latest infections confirmed by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD). The second case in the Eastern Cape has been reported – a 22-year-old man, who travelled to Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom. Three-quarters of the 274 infections are related to international travel. Local transmissions have risen by 11 since yesterday to 27. There are 49 people whose source of infection is listed as unknown because their travel history is described as "pending" by the NICD.

Scroll down for a quick overview or click here to view the full dashboard.



Quick overview

Total infections: 274
New infections since last update: 34
Province with the most reported infections: Gauteng (48%)
Ages: 27% are between 31 and 40 years old, and 51- to 60-year-olds account for 22%,
Gender: 62% are male
Total number of tests done: 9,315

You can view the full, updated dashboard here: https://mediahack.co.za/datastories/coronavirus

Stay informed

The world may not have enough masks for COVID-19 but some South African doctors are getting creative
Find out how via Sethu Mbuli from the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism
Click here to read more



The Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard and newsletter is a partnership between Media Hack Collective and Bhekisisa. Together we aim to keep you informed with quality news and information about the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.


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