18 March 2020 – Prohibited people infected with COVID-19 from refusing treatment

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Type of Intervention: Health services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Government of South Africa required all people infected with COVID-19 to accept medical examination, prophylaxis, other treatment, isolation, and quarantine as directed.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/disaster-management-act-2002-regulations-issued-terms-disaster-management-act-2002-minister