Final Ministerial Tech Statement Case Management – 30 06 2020

Case management in the context of a South African COVID-19 surge

The case management of COVID-19 has come into the spotlight as the numbers of active cases rises, putting our health care system to the test.

Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) was initially reported to the World Health Organisation (WHO) on December 31, 2019. On January 30, 2020, WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global health emergency. On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, its first such designation since the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009.

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