According to Professor Cheryl Cohen of the NICD, although there were possibilities the disease could be detected, the country was prepared to fight it.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases also cautioned the public against rumours and misinformation concerning the coronavirus.
Instead of relying on messages circulating on social media, visit the NICD website for reliable information on the virus.
‘Due to roads being barricaded, staff at health facilities in the area have not been able to attend to their official duties.’
The department of health states they ‘are going to start implementing the law’ against statutory rape.