Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was discovered (found) in Wuhan, China in 2019 and presents itself with flu-like symptoms. These are the known symptoms of COVID-19:
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Breathing difficulties
If you have at least three of the above symptoms, please go to the nearest clinic or hospital in your area to get tested. If you meet someone with these symptoms, stay away from them and ask them to visit the clinic. Contact the national toll-free numbers below if you or anyone you know have the above symptoms:
South Africa Coronavirus Outbreak hotline: 0800 029 999
Kenya Ministry of Health: 0800 721 316 / 0732 353 535 / 0729 471 414
You can also visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/ for up-to-date information.