President Cyril Ramaphosa implemented travel bans with immediate effect after declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a national disaster on Sunday.
The announcement by the president has put a lot of people in panic mode.
However, there are good stories that have come out of this pandemic.
Clement Manyathela chats to Department of Health acting director-general Dr Anban Pillay to share some good news on the outbreak.
South Africans that are currently infected with the virus are doing very well and they are not in any danger. Many of them are in quarantine at home and not in the hospital.— Dr Anban Pillay, Acting director-general - Department of Health
To track the latest developments around the coronavirus both in South Africa and abroad, click on this live status report from Strategix.
Listen below to the full conversation: