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20 March 2020
We have updated the Coronavirus dashboard with the latest confirmed infections. The first infections in the Free State have been reported: 7 in total, all of them men. Local transmissions have increased by just one to 16.  Most of the confirmed cases were people who recently travelled to another country, but there are 29 people whose source of infection is listed as unknown because their travel history is described as "pending" by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.

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



Quick overview

Total infections: 202
New infections since last update: 52
Province with the most reported infections: Gauteng (109)
Ages: 29% are between 31 and 40 years old, but the 51 to 60 age group is catching up with 22%
Gender: 64% are male, but the gender of five of the new cases has not been reported
Total number of tests done: 6,438

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


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