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Covid 19 coronavirus: South Africa has first deaths as lockdown begins

New Zealand Herald Friday, 27 March 2020
Covid 19 coronavirus: South Africa has first deaths as lockdown beginsA shaken South Africa today announced its first two deaths from the coronavirus as the country's cases rose above 1,000 and a three-week lockdown began.The health minister said the deaths occurred in Western Cape province, home...
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All businesses were halted from trading and roadblocks set up across the country as a lockdown came into effect Friday morning (March 27). South Africa has had its first deaths from the deadly virus as the number of infections surpassed 900. In Cape Town a joint operation consisting of the...

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