Current situation

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For up to date information of the situation in South Africa and to stay informed on #COVID19 – join the WhatsApp support for South Africans. Send “Hi” to 0600 123 456.

For more information on COVID-19, contact the National Institute of Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) consumer 24-hour toll-free hotline number: 0800 029 999 / 0800 111 132 or visit the NICD website - click here.

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During this time, it is imperative to make sure that information is correct and valid before you share it on social media. To check what is fake news – please click on the following link:

Please see the Useful Links section on this page for other credible sources on COVID-19. 



The information is shared on condition that readers will make their own determination, including seeking advice from a healthcare professional. E&OE. Life Healthcare Group Ltd does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage suffered by the reader as a result of the information provided.