PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN – SOUTH AFRICANS STANDING TOGETHER – THE EXPOSURE IN OTHER COUNTRIES SHOW THAT WE ARE ABOUT TO ENCOUNTER SHARP RISE IN CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES. WHAT DO WE DO? REMAIN CALM AND DO WHAT HAS BEEN EXPLAINED. War –
30 44 next target 58 days – starting 18 March 2020 – YOU!! Do not spread the virus!!
First case arrived 1 March 2020
We are in Week 10: 2nd to 8th May – for South Africa
From 18 March – now 6 May, day 50 ….
What to do?
STAY AT HOME (according to the level restrictions) – DO NOT TRAVEL IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TO
Practice “Social distancing” if you have to travel
Don’t go into big groups
Wash your hands at every opportunity
Don’t touch your face
If you are a confirmed case with Covid-19 be real and isolate yourself from everyone.
 Compared to the countries we started comparing on 18 March, South Africa are walking the right walk.
We have a factor of
10 6 less reported cases than the lowest on the list. We may argue that we have done less testing.
We have a factor of 10 less deaths than the lowest on the list. This is indisputable.
 Compared to country with similar population and density per square kilometer – Colombia – also similar socio-economic stresses and Covid-19 “start” dates:
Confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa and Colombia
Compare exposure increase to South Africa in first 10 weeks:
Extract from Social media plea received 18 March 2020…..