WATCH LIVE | Zweli Mkhize briefs the media as first coronavirus case detected in SA

05 March 2020 - 16:32 By timeslive

Health minister Zweli Mkhize is briefing the media after SA's first case of the coronavirus was confirmed.

In a statement on Thursday, Mkhize said the National Institute for Communicable Diseases had confirmed that a suspected case of Covid-19 had tested positive.

A 38-year-old SA man who recently returned from Italy with his wife has tested positive for the deadly virus.