WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

This page brings together information and guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations regarding the current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first reported in Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. Please visit this page for daily updates. WHO is working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track the spread and virulence of the virus, and to provide advice to countries and individuals on measures to protect health and prevent the spread of this outbreak.

FOR MORE UPDATES ON THE COVID19, CLICK HERE: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Important contacts

National Department of Health Coronavirus hotline: 0800 029 999

National Department of Health WhatsApp Support Line: 0600-123456


Data free: COVID-19 Online Resources & News portal (NDP and Department of Health)

COVID-19 Online Resources & News portal (NDP and Department of Health)

Government of South Africa – Novel Coronavirus / COVID-19

National Institute for Communicable diseases (NICD)

National Department of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

National Department of Education – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Regional and global links

UNICEF – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – What you need to know about the virus to protect you and your family

World Health Organisation (WHO) – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

Johns Hopkins University – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Cases

The Lancet – COVID-19 Resource Centre