The health authorities of South Africa have confirmed 13 new cases COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus.
The new figures represent a 34% jump, bringing the total number of cases in the country has reached 51 people.
New cases are concentrated in the provinces of Gauteng and Western Cape, and one new case — in KwaZulu-Natal.
In 12 of the 13 new cases, it was people, recently pribyvaet Europe, which, according to the who, “became the new epicenter of the epidemic COVID-19”.
One of the new infected recently arrived from Iran. No one had travel history to China.
The President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa currently holding an emergency Cabinet meeting to solve the growing crisis in the country.
On Saturday, 114 citizens of South Africa arrived in the country in a special flight after the evacuation of Wuhan, a Central Chinese city, where it was first discovered the virus.
South Africa currently ranks second in the number of confirmed cases COVID-19 on the continent, behind Egypt, which currently has more than 100 confirmed cases.