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Breaking: South Africa confirms first case of Coronavirus

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South Africa has recorded its first case of deadly disease, Coronavirus after a 38-year-old man who traveled to Italy tested positive.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has disclosed in a statement that the South African couple, who have two children, were part of a group of 10 who returned from Italy on 1 March.

The man and the doctor who checked him were both in self-isolation, he added.

A tracer team had been sent to the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal to identify people who might have been in contact with the man and the doctor, he disclosed.

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