09 April 2020 – Isolated COVID-19 patients who cannot self isolate at home in special facilities

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa announced that those who test positive and cannot self isolate at home will be isolated at special facilities.

This measure was announced as part of a package of intensified public health measures along with an extension to the national lockdown.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-extension-coronavirus-covid-19-lockdown-end-april-9-apr-2020-0000